Amaziah the High Priest of the Northern Kingdom of Israel. He is undoubtably aware of the parallels going one between the first Jeroboam and the unnamed prophet 150 years earlier and the current Jeroboam and Amos. (1 Kings 13:1-10) Amaziah is not about to let this turn into the kind of event which took place 150 years ago – so he decides to cut this whole thing short. As a result, he is only remembered for compromise.
Then Amaziah the priest of Bethel sent a message to Jeroboam king of Israel: “Amos is raising a conspiracy against you in the very heart of Israel. The land cannot bear all his words.ger.