Ahinoam, Daughter of Ahimaaz
Ahinoam (wife of Saul)
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A wife of King Saul and daughter of Ahimaaz (1 Sam 14:50). The first queen of Israel, who was also most likely the mother of Saul’s five sons and two daughters (no other wife of Saul is mentioned; 1 Sam 14:49; 1 Chr 8:33–40; 1 Chr 9:39–44).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
AHINOAM (PERSON) [Heb ʾăḥı̂nōʿam (אֲחִינֹעַם)]. 1. The daughter of Ahimaaz (1 Sam 14:50), who became the wife of SAUL BEN KISH, and the first queen of the Israelite state. The name means, “my brother is joy.” The Bible does not record her hometown. It appears that she bore Saul seven children: five
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
AHINOAM1. The daughter of Ahimaaz and wife of Saul (1 Sam 14:50).2. One of David’s wives, a woman of Jezreel (1 Sam 25:43). Captured by the Amalekites, she was rescued by David (1 Sam 30:5), and lived with him in Hebron while he was king of Judah (2 Sam 2:2). She was mother of David’s eldest son, Amnon
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Catholic Bible Dictionary
AHINOAM (Hebrew, “my brother is delight”)1. The daughter of Ahimaaz and the wife of King Saul (1 Sam 14:50). It is possible that she was the mother of all of Saul’s children (1 Sam 14:49; 1 Chr 8:33, 9:39).2. A wife of David, a woman of Jezreel, and the mother of David’s firstborn, Amnon (2 Sam 3:2).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
AHIN´OAM (a-hinʹō-am; “my brother is pleasantness”).1. The daughter of Ahimaaz and the wife of King Saul (1 Sam. 14:50), about 1020 b.c.2. A Jezreelitess and one of David’s wives taken before he was king (1 Sam. 25:43), 1004 b.c. She and his other wife, Abigail, lived with him at the court of Achish