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Bible Names A-G: Amnon




Amnon in Easton's Bible Dictionary faithful. (1.) One of the sons of Shammai, of the children of Ezra (1 Chr. 4:20; comp. 17). (2.) The eldest son of David, by Ahinoam of Jezreel (1 Chr. 3:1; 2 Sam. 3:2). Absalom caused him to be put to death for his great crime in the matter of Tamar (2 Sam. 13:28, 29).

Amnon in Fausset's Bible Dictionary 1. David's oldest son by Ahinoam the Jezreelitess, born in Hebron while David reigned there over Judah only. Forced his half sister Tamar, and was murdered by her brother Absolom (See ABSALOM. (2 Samuel 13). 2. 1 Chronicles 4:20.

Amnon in Hitchcock's Bible Names faithful and true; tutor

Amnon in Naves Topical Bible 1. Son of David 2Sa 3:2; 1Ch 3:1 Incest of, and death 2Sa 13 -2. Son of Shimon 1Ch 4:20

Amnon in Smiths Bible Dictionary (faithful). 1. Eldest son of David. (B.C. 1052.) He dishonored his half-sister Tamar, and was in consequence murdered by her brother. 2Sa 13:1-29 2. Son of Shimon. 1Ch 4:20

Amnon in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE am'-non ('amnon, "faithful"; compare 'aminon, 2 Sam 13:20, which is probably a diminutive. Wellhausen (IJG, II, 24, note 2) resolves 'amiynown into 'immi, and nun, "my mother is the serpent"; compare NUN): (1) The eldest son of David and Ahinoam, the Jezreelites (compare 2 Sam 3:2). As the crown prince and heir presumptive to the throne, he was intensely hated by Absalom, who was, therefore, doubly eager to revenge the outrage committed by Amnon upon his sister Tamar (2 Sam 3:2; 13:1 ff, 1 Ch 3:1). (2) A name in the genealogy of Judah (1 Ch 4:20).

Amnon in Wikipedia According to the Bible, Amnon (Hebrew: אַמְנוֹן‎, "faithful") was the oldest son of David, King of Israel, with his wife, Ahinoam, who is described as "the Jezreelitess". (1 Chronicles 3:1 , 2 Samuel 3:2 ). Although he was the heir-apparent to David's throne, Amnon is best remembered for the rape of his half-sister Tamar, daughter of David with Maachah. Despite the biblical prohibition to sexual relations between half-brothers and sisters, (Leviticus 18:11 ) Amnon had an overwhelming desire for her. He took advice from his cousin, Jonadab the son of Shimeah, David's brother, to lure Tamar into his quarters by pretending to be sick and desiring her to cook a special meal for him. While in his quarters, and ignoring her protests, he raped her. Two years later, to avenge his sister, Absalom, Amnon's half- brother and Tamar's full brother, sent his servants to kill Amnon at a feast to which he had invited all the king's sons. (2 Samuel 13 )

Amnon Scripture - 2 Samuel 13:20 And Absalom her brother said unto her, Hath Amnon thy brother been with thee? but hold now thy peace, my sister: he [is] thy brother; regard not this thing. So Tamar remained desolate in her brother Absalom's house.

Amnon Scripture - 2 Samuel 13:28 Now Absalom had commanded his servants, saying, Mark ye now when Amnon's heart is merry with wine, and when I say unto you, Smite Amnon; then kill him, fear not: have not I commanded you? be courageous, and be valiant.

Amnon Scripture - 2 Samuel 13:32 And Jonadab, the son of Shimeah David's brother, answered and said, Let not my lord suppose [that] they have slain all the young men the king's sons; for Amnon only is dead: for by the appointment of Absalom this hath been determined from the day that he forced his sister Tamar.

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