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Ammi


"My people, a name given by Jehovah to the people of Israel (Hos." "2:1, 23. Comp. 1:9; Ezek. 16:8; Rom. 9:25, 26; 1 Pet. 2:10)."

People of God. (1.) One of the twelve spies sent by Moses to search the land of Canaan (Num. 13:12). He was one of the ten who perished by the plague for their unfavourable report (Num. 14:37). "(2.) The father of Machir of Lo-debar, in whose house "Mephibosheth resided (2 Sam. 9:4, 5; 17:27)." "(3.) The father of Bathsheba, the wife of Uriah, and afterwards of David (1 Chr. 3:5). He is called Eliam in 2 Sam. 11:3. "(4.) One of the sons of Obed-edom the Levite (1 Chr. 26:5).

"People of glory; i.e., "renowned." (1.) The father of the" "Ephraimite chief Elishama, at the time of the Exodus (Num. 1:10;" "2:18; 7:48, 53)." "(2.) Num. 34:20. (3.) Num. 34:28. "(4.) The father of Talmai, king of Geshur, to whom Absalom fled after the murder of Amnon (2 Sam. 13:37). "(5.) The son of Omri, and the father of Uthai (1 Chr. 9:4).

"Kindred of the prince. (1.) The father of Nahshon, who was chief" "of the tribe of Judah (Num. 1:7; 2:3; 7:12, 17; 10:14). His" daughter Elisheba was married to Aaron (Ex. 6:23). "(2.) A son of Kohath, the second son of Levi (1 Chr. 6:22), "called also Izhar (2, 18)." "(3.) Chief of the 112 descendants of Uzziel the Levite (1 Chr. "15:10, 11)."

"A person mentioned in Cant. 6:12, whose chariots were famed for" "their swiftness. It is rendered in the margin "my willing" "people," and in the Revised Version "my princely people."

"People of the Almighty, the father of Ahiezer, who was chief of" the Danites at the time of the Exodus (Num. 1:12; 2:25). This is "one of the few names compounded with the name of God, Shaddai," Almighty.

"People of the giver, the son of Benaiah, who was the third and" chief captain of the host under David (1 Chr. 27:6).


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Definition of Ammi:
"same as Ammah"