faithful; true

(builder). + One of Ahab’s governors. (1 Kings 22:26; 2 Chronicles 18:25) + King of Judah, son and successor of Manasseh, reigned two years, from B.C. 642 to 640. Amon devoted himself wholly to the service of false gods, but was killed in a conspiracy, and was succeeded by his son Josiah.

(the mysterious), an Egyptian divinity, whose name occurs in that of No-amon. (Nahum 3:8) Amen was one of the eight gods of the first order and chief of the triad of Thebes. He was worshipped at that city as Amen-Ra, or “Amen the Sun.”

-1. Governor of the city of Samaria 1Ki 22:26; 2Ch 18:25 -2. King of Judah 2Ki 21:18-26; 2Ch 33:21-25; Zep 1:1; Mt 1:10 -3. Ancestor of one of the families of the Nethinim Ne 7:59 .Called Ami Ezr 2:57

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 […]