Amnon (Am´non; Heb., “faithful”)

1 The eldest son of David and Ahinoam and the half brother of Absalom. He raped his half sister Tamar, an action that infuriated Absalom, whose vengeance against Amnon precipitated a rift with David (2Sam 13). 2 A Judahite, son of Shimon (1Chr 4:20).

2Sam 13

Amnon and Tamar
1Some time passed. David's son Absalom had a beautiful sister whose name was Tamar; and David's son Amnon fell in love with her.2Amnon was so to ... View more

1Chr 4:20

20The sons of Shimon: Amnon, Rinnah, Ben-hanan, and Tilon. The sons of Ishi: Zoheth and Ben-zoheth.

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