King James Bible

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Amon


Builder. (1.) The governor of Samaria in the time of Ahab. The prophet Micaiah was committed to his custody (1 Kings 22:26; 2 Chr. 18:25). "(2.) The son of Manasseh, and fourteenth king of Judah. He "restored idolatry, and set up the images which his father had" "cast down. Zephaniah (1:4; 3:4, 11) refers to the moral" depravity prevailing in this king's reign. "He was assassinated (2 Kings 21:18-26: 2 Chr. 33:20-25) by his "own servants, who conspired against him." "(3.) An Egyptian god, usually depicted with a human body and the "head of a ram, referred to in Jer. 46:25, where the word" multitudes in the Authorized Version is more appropriately "rendered "Amon" in the Revised Version. In Nah. 3:8 the" "expression "populous No" of the Authorized version is rendered" "in the Revised Version "No-amon." Amon is identified with Ra," the sun-god of Heliopolis. "(4.) Neh. 7:59.


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Definition of Amon:
"faithful; true"