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Strong's #528 - אָמוֹן

Root Word (Etymology)
of Egyptian derivation
Parts of Speech
proper masculine noun
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Amon or Amun = “to nourish: to be faithful”

1) an Egyptian god, originally the local god of Thebes, later head of the Egyptian pantheon

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Nahum 1
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Deuteronomy 1
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Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 I. אָמוֺן proper name Amon, an Egyptian god Nahum 3:8; Jeremiah 46:25, compare by Greeks with Zeus (Herod. ii. 42; Diod i.13), Ἀμμῶν. He was originally the local deity of Thebes (= נאֹ, called נאֹ אָמוֺן Nahum 3:8, compare מִנּאֹ׳א Jeremiah 46:25 ** SpiegelbRandglossen, 43ff. reads נֹא אָמוֺן (as Nahum 3:8) for אָמוֺן נֹא, and finds in both a Thebes in the Delta.), but subsequently became the supreme god of the Egyptian Pantheon, the successor of the sun-god Ra and Song of Solomon -called Amon Ra. He was the secret god, who hid himself and was difficult to find (Amon = concealment, hidden); see Rawl. Hist, Anc. Egypt, i. 322 Ebers Ri HWB. (II. III. אָמוֺן.)

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אָמ֔וֹן אמון ’ā·mō·wn ’āmōwn aMon
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