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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5983 - עַמּוֹן

Transliteration
‛ammôn
Phonetics
am-mone'  
Word Origin
from (05971)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
TWOT
1642
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Ammon = “tribal”

1) a people dwelling in Transjordan descended from Lot through Ben-ammi

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (105) NAS (105) HCS (105)
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 4
Joshua 3
Judges 27
1 Samuel 3
2 Samuel 15
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 13
2 Chronicles 5
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 10
Ezekiel 6
Daniel 1
Amos 1
Zephaniah 2
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 4
Joshua 3
Judges 27
1 Samuel 3
2 Samuel 15
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 13
2 Chronicles 5
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 10
Ezekiel 6
Daniel 1
Amos 1
Zephaniah 2
Genesis 1
Numbers 1
Deuteronomy 5
Joshua 3
Judges 27
1 Samuel 3
2 Samuel 17
1 Kings 2
2 Kings 2
1 Chronicles 14
2 Chronicles 7
Psalms 1
Isaiah 1
Jeremiah 10
Ezekiel 7
Daniel 1
Amos 1
Zephaniah 2
BYZ TIS TR
n-p 105
n-p 71
n-p 71
NA WH


Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 עַמּוֺן106 proper name, of a people Ammon, ᵐ5 Αμμαν, Αμμων (Assyrian Bît Ammanu COT Glossary); always (except 1 Samuel 11:11 [where however ᵐ5 reads ׳בְּנֵי ע], Psalm 83:8, which have ׳ע alone) בְּנֵי עַמּוֺן, connected by J with בֶּןעַֿמִּי son of Lot Genesis 19:38 (and meaning of name doubtless sought herein by J; compare II. עַם); people apparently akin to Israel, but usually hostile, dwelling east of Jordan, northeast of Moab, between Arnon and Jabbok: Numbers 21:24 (twice in verse) (JE), Deuteronomy 2:19 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 2:37; Deuteronomy 3:11,16; Joshua 12:2; Joshua 13:10 (D), Joshua 13:25 (P), Judges 3:13; Judges 10:6 25t. Judges 10-12,1Samuel 11:11; 1 Samuel 12:12; 1 Samuel 14:47; 2 Samuel 8:12; 2 Samuel 10:1 14t. 2 Samuel 10-12; 2 Samuel 17:27; 1 Kings 11:7,33; 2 Kings 23:13; 2 Kings 24:2; 1 Chronicles 18:11 20t. Chronicles, Amos 1:13; Isaiah 11:14; Jeremiah 9:25 9t. Jeremiah , Zephaniah 2:8,9; Ezekiel 21:25; Ezekiel 21:33 5t. Ezekiel 25; Daniel 11:41. — See Che Ammon in Ency. Bib.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

עַמּוֹן (i.q. בֶּן־עַמִּי, as is stated, Genesis 19:38, that is, son of my relative, or kindred, i.e. born from incest; from the noun עָם which see No. 1; with the addition of the syllable וֹן, like קַדְמוֹן from קֶדֶם; רִאשׁוֹן from רֹאשׁ) Ammon, pr.n. of a man; the son of Lot by his younger daughter, Genesis 19:30, seqq.; hence of the nation of Ammonites, who were descended from him; who inhabited the land beyond Jordan between the rivers Jabbok and Arnon, 1 Samuel 11:11 more frequently called בְּנֵי עַמּוֹן Numbers 21:24; Deuteronomy 2:37, 3:16. -Eze. 25:25 בְּנֵי־עַמּוֹן is used for אֶרֶץ בְּנֵי עַמּוֹן, as in Lat. in Bruttios, Samnites profectus est, i.e. into their territories. See Relandi Palæstina, p. 103; and my article in Ersch and Gruber’s Encycl. voc. Ammon, iii. 371. Gent. n. is עַמּוֹנִי, fem. עַמּוֹנִית 1 Kings 11:1; Nehemiah 13:23 plur. עַמּוֹנִיּוֹת 1 Kings 11:1.

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List of Word Forms
וְ֭עַמּוֹן ועמון עַמּ֑וֹן עַמּ֔וֹן עַמּ֖וֹן עַמּ֗וֹן עַמּ֛וֹן עַמּ֜וֹן עַמּ֡וֹן עַמּ֤וֹן עַמּ֧וֹן עַמּ֨וֹן עַמּֽוֹן׃ עַמּוֹן֙ עַמּוֹן֮ עמון עמון׃ ‘am·mō·wn ‘ammōwn amMon Veammon wə‘ammōwn wə·‘am·mō·wn

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