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Amnon (descendant of Judah)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Amnon, Son of Shimon
Amnon, Son of Shimon (אַמְנוֹן‎, amnon). The first of the four sons of Shimon listed among the descendants of Judah (1 Chr 4:20).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Amnon (Person)
AMNON (PERSON) [Heb ʾamnōn (אַמְנֹן‎)]. 1. Firstborn son of David. His mother was Ahinoam of Jezreel (2 Sam 3:2; 2 Chr 3:1), whom David had taken as a wife at the same time as Abigail (1 Sam 25:42–43). He was one of six sons born to David at Hebron by six different wives.Amnon otherwise is known only
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Amnon
Amnon. 1. David’s oldest son by his wife Ahino-am, born in Hebron (2 Sm 3:2; 1 Chr 3:1). Amnon deceived and violated Tamar, his beautiful half-sister, and was killed in revenge by Tamar’s brother Absalom (2 Sm 13:1–33).2. First son of Shimon from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 4:20).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Amnon
AMNON1. David’s oldest son by his wife Ahinoam, born in Hebron (2 Sm 3:2; 1 Chr 3:1). Amnon deceived and violated Tamar, his beautiful half sister, and was killed in revenge by Tamar’s brother Absalom (2 Sm 13:1–33).2. First son of Shimon from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 4:20).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Amnon
Amnon (am´non; Heb., “faithful”).1 The eldest son of David and Ahinoam and the half brother of Absalom and Tamar. The story of his obsessive desire for Tamar is related in 2 Sam. 13. Amnon “fell in love with her” (13:1). Acting on the advice of his cousin Jonadab, he pretended to be ill and asked David
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Amnon
AMNON1. Oldest son of David, born at Hebron (2 Sam 3:2; 1 Chr 3:1. He raped his half sister Tamar, and in retaliation was murdered by order of Absalom, her full brother (2 Sam 13).2. One of the sons of Shimon of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr 4:20).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Amnon
Amnon (Heb. ʾamnôn, ʾamnōn)1. The firstborn son of David and Ahinoam of Jezreel (2 Sam. 3:2 = 1 Chr. 3:1). His story illustrates the judgment announced by Nathan for David’s crimes of adultery and murder (2 Sam. 12:11–12). Amnon’s obsessive desire for his beautiful half-sister Tamar distressed him.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Amnon
Am´non (faithful).1. Eldest son of David. (b.c. 1052.) He dishonored his half-sister Tamar, and was in consequence murdered by her brother. 2 Sam. 13:1–29.2. Son of Shimon. 1 Chron. 4:20.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Amnon
AM´NON (amʹnon; “faithful”).1. The eldest son of David by Ahinoam, the Jezreelitess, born in Hebron (2 Sam. 3:2; 1 Chron. 3:1), before 1000 b.c. By the advice and assistance of Jonadab he violated his half sister Tamar, which her brother Absalom avenged two years after by causing him to be assassinated
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Amnon
Amnonfaithful. (1.) One of the sons of Shammai, of the children of Ezra (1 Chr. 4:20; comp. 17).(2.) The eldest son of David, by Ahinoam of Jezreel (1 Chr. 3:1; 2 Sam. 3:2). Absalom caused him to be put to death for his great crime in the matter of Tamar (2 Sam. 13:28, 29).
See also
Relatives
Shimon Father
Rinnah Brother
Tilon Brother
Benhanan Brother