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Benammi
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ben-Ammi, Son of Lot
Ben-Ammi, Son of Lot (בֶּן־עַמִּי‎, ben-ammiy). 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.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ammon (Person)
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
Ben-Ammi (Person)
BEN-AMMI (PERSON) [Heb ben-ʿammı̂ (בֶּן־עַמִּי)]. The son of Lot’s younger daughter and ancestor of the Ammonites (Gen 19:38). According to Hebrew tradition, the Genesis narrative (19:30–38) explains the origin of Ammon and Moab, but more accurately it underscores the intense contempt and disdain that
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ammon, Ammonites
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.
Ben-ammi
Ben-ammi. Son born to Lot and his younger daughter. A similar incestuous liaison between Lot and his older daughter produced a son named Moab. The two sons are identified as the ancestral heads of the Ammonite and Moabite peoples (Gn 19:38).Although the promise made to Abraham could have been enjoyed
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ammon
Ammon amʹən; AMMONITES amʹən-īts [Heb. ‘ammôn, ‘ammônîm]. According to Hebrew tradition, the descendants of Ben-ammi, the son of Lot by his daughter (Gen. 19:30–38). As such they were regarded as related to Israel, a relationship reflected in the names ben ‘Ammi (“son of my people”) and be
Ben-Ammi
Ben-Ammi ben-amʹī [Heb. ben ‘ammî—‘son of my kinsman’ (Gen. 19:38)]. The progenitor of the Ammonites, a son of Lot’s younger daughter, born after the destruction of Sodom. It was thought originally that the name Ben-ammi was derived from the deity Emu, an alternative name for Nergal. However, excavations
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ben-Ammi
BEN-AMMI Son born to Lot and his younger daughter. A similar incestuous liaison between Lot and his older daughter produced a son named Moab. The two sons are identified as the ancestral heads of the Ammonite and Moabite peoples (Gn 19:38).Although the promise made to Abraham could have been enjoyed
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Ben-Ammi
Ben-ammi (ben-am´i; Heb., “son of my people”), the name given by Lot’s daughter to the offspring of her incestuous union with her father; the ancestor of the Ammonites (Gen. 19:38).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Ammon
AMMON. The son of Lot by his younger daughter (Gen 19:38). His descendants are called Ammonites (q.v.), and sometimes Ammon (Ps 83:7). Ammon is also used as a place name in Neh 13:23.
Ben-Ammi
BEN-AMMI. Son of Lot’s younger daughter, from whom sprang the Ammonite tribe (Gen 19:38). This son was born soon after the destruction of Sodom. The account of his birth, as well as that of Moab, was commonly regarded as an expression of Israel’s intense hatred and contempt toward these two nations.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Ben-Ammi
BEN-AMMI (‘son of my kinship’). The name given to the child born of Lot’s incestuous union with his younger daughter (Gn. 19:38), from whom sprang the children of *Ammon. Moses recognized their kinship, through Lot, with the children of Israel; and so directed that they should not be disturbed in the
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ammon
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
Ben-Ammi
Ben-Ammi (Heb. ben-ʿammɩ̂)The eponymous ancestor of the Ammonites, portrayed as the offspring of the incestuous relationship between Lot and his younger daughter (Gen. 19:38).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ammonites
AMMON [ămˊən] (Heb. ˓ammôn); AMMONITES[ămˊə nīts] (Heb. ˓ammônîm).† A Semitic people traditionally designated the descendants of Ben-ammi (lit. “son of my people”) the son of Lot by his younger daughter (Gen. 19:38); they were considered kinsmen of the Moabites (v. 37) and the Israelites
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ben-ammi
Ben-am´mi (son of my people), the son of the younger daughter of Lot, and progenitor of the Ammonites. Gen. 19:38. (b.c. 1897.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ammon
AM´MON (amʹmon; “inbred,” another form of Ben-ammi, which see). The son of Lot by his youngest daughter (Gen. 19:38), about 2000 b.c. His descendants were called Ammonites (Deut. 2:20), sons of Ammon (Gen. 19:38), and sometimes simply Ammon (Neh. 13:23).
Ben-Ammi
BEN-AM´MI (ben-amʹi; “son of my kindred”). A son of Lot by his youngest daughter. He was the progenitor of the Ammonites (Gen. 19:38), twentieth century b.c.
See also
Relatives
Lot Father
Moab Brother
Lot Grandfather
Bethuel Cousin
Moab Cousin
Moab Nephew
Moab Uncle
Haran Grandfather
Wife of Lot Grandmother
Milcah Aunt
Iscah Aunt
Buz Cousin
Kemuel Cousin
Uz Cousin
Chesed Cousin
Hazo Cousin
Pildash Cousin
Jidlaph Cousin