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Progenitor of the Ammonites. One of the children conceived by Lot and his daughters in the aftermath of the fall of Sodom and Gemorrah in Gen 19.
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AMMON (PERSON) [Heb ʿammôn (עַמֹּון)]. AMMONITE. The son of Abraham’s nephew Lot, who was the product of an incestuous union between Lot and one of his daughters (Gen 19:36–38). As such, Ammon serves as the eponymous ancestor of the Ammonites, a Transjordanian people whose kingdom the Israelites encountered
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ammon, Ammonites. A Semitic people who occupied a fertile area northeast of Moab in Transjordan between the Arnon and Jabbok rivers and extending eastward to the Syrian desert. The chief city was Rabbah (Rabbathammon), modern Amman, capital of Jordan.
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Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ammon (Heb. ʿammôn), AMMONITES (ʿammônɩ̂m)A sedentary people living east of the Jordan at the headwaters of the river Jabbok, known also from the annals of Sennacherib (ANET, 279), Tiglath-pileser III (282), and Assurbanipal (294). Although distinctively Ammonite material culture might not be clearly
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Amʹmon [of the people], Amʹmonites, Children of Ammon, a people descended from Ben-Ammi, the son whom Lot’s younger daughter bore to him after the destruction of Sodom (Gen. 19:38). Although they dispossessed the Rephaim or giants, called Zamzummim (Deut. 2:20), of the territory lying east of the Jordan
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Volumes I–III
AMMON (Ἄμμων) 1. Bishop of Hadrianople, a. d. 400, wrote (in Greek) On the Resurrection against Origenism (not extant). A fragment of Ammon, from this work possibly, may be found ap. S. Cyril. Alex. Lib. de Recta Fide. (Vol. v. pt. 2, ad fin. p. 50, ed. Paris. 1638.) He was present at the Council of