Amnon m
Mainly Jewish: name (meaning ‘faithful’ in Hebrew) borne in the Bible by King David's eldest son, who raped and abandoned his half-sister Tamar and was killed by her brother Absalom.

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  • Amnon — und Tamar von Jan Steen, Wallraf Richartz Museum, Köln …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • AMNON — (Heb. אֲמְנֹן, אַמְנוֹן, אַמִינוֹן; from the root אמן (ʾmn); to be firm or trustworthy ), eldest son of King David, born in Hebron of Ahinoam the Jezreelitess (II Sam. 3:2). Becoming infatuated with his beautiful half sister Tamar, he acted on a… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Amnón — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Amnon (en hebreo: אַמְנוֹן, fiel ), según la Biblia hebrea / Antiguo Testamento, era el hijo mayor de David, rey de Israel, con su esposa, Ahinoam. Violación de Tamar Aunque él era el heredero al trono de David,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Amnon — ( he. אַמְנוֹן), according to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, was David s eldest son. He raped Tamar and was murdered by Absalom.Amnon was the progeny of David and Ahinoam. Tamar and Absalom were the progeny of David and Maachah. Thus Amnon and… …   Wikipedia

  • Amnon — Amnon, 1) Sohn des Königs David von Ahinoam; er schändete seine Stiefschwester Thamar u. wurde deshalb von Absalom ermordet; 2) Rabbiner um 600 n. Chr.: schr: Tokaph thephillah, d.i. Gebetstärke, welches die Juden zu Anfang des Jahres u. am… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • AMNON — Latin. fidelis, aus verax, vel nutritius, aur paedagogus sive matris silius: primogenitus David es Achinoam uxore. Polluit incestu Thamaram sororem, propterea biennio post, Absolonis iussu, inter mensae sacra, occisus, 2. Sam. c. 13. Ioseph. Hist …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Amnon — …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Amnon —    Faithful.    1) One of the sons of Shammai, of the children of Ezra (1 Chr. 4:20; comp. 17).    2) The eldest son of David, by Ahinoam of Jezreel (1 Chr. 3:1; 2 Sam. 3:2). Absalom caused him to be put to death for his great crime in the matter …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Amnon — (fl. 11th 10th cent BCE)    Israelite, eldest son of David. He raped his half sister Tamar. Her brother Absalom had him killed for this offence (II Samuel 13) …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Amnon — n. male first name (Hebrew) …   English contemporary dictionary

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