American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
A king of the Ammonites, whose father Nahash had befriended David in his early troubles. Upon the death of Nahash, David sent an embassage to condole with his son. The shameful treatment received by these ambassadors led to a destructive war upon the Ammonites, 2 Samuel 10:1 - 19; 1 Chronicles 19:1-19 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Hanun'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/h/hanun.html. 1859.