Easton's Bible Dictionary (1897)/Amnon

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Amnon, faithful.

(1.) One of the sons of Shammai, of the children of Ezra (1 Chronicles 4:20; Compare 17).

(2.) The eldest son of David, by Ahinoam of Jezreel (1 Chronicles 3:1; 2Sam 3:2). Absalom caused him to be put to death for his great crime in the matter of Tamar (2 Samuel 13:28,29).