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AMITTAI (PERSON) [Heb ʾămittay (אֲמִתַּי)]. According to 2 Kgs 14:25 and Jonah 1:1, the father of the prophet Jonah. Noth (IPN, 162) suggested that the name is a shortened form of a nominal sentence using the Hebrew word for “truth” or “faithfulness” (ʾemet). Thus it means literally “my truth” or “my
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