Word Summary
Ammon: a people living East of the Jordan
Original Word: עַמּוֹן
Transliteration: Ammon
Phonetic Spelling: (am-mone')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Short Definition: a people living East of the Jordan
Meaning: Ammon -- a people living East of the Jordan
Strong's Concordance
Ammon, Ammonites

From am; tribal, i.e. Inbred; Ammon, a son of Lot; also his posterity and their country -- Ammon, Ammonites.

see HEBREW am


H5983. Ammon

עַמּוֺן106 proper name, of a people Ammon, ᵐ5Αμμαν, Αμμων (Assyrian Bît Ammanu COTGlossary); always (except 1 Samuel 11:11 [where however ᵐ5‎ reads ע ׳בְּנֵי‎], Psalm 83:8, which have ׳ע‎ alone) עַמּוֺן בְּנֵי‎, connected by J with בֶּןעַֿמִּי‎ son of Lot Genesis 19:38 (and meaning of name doubtless sought herein by J; compare II. עַם‎); people apparently akin to Israel, but usually hostile, dwelling east of Jordan, northeast of Moab, between Arnon and Jabbok: Numbers 21:24 (twice in verse) (JE), Deuteronomy 2:19 (twice in verse); 2:37; 3:11, 16; Joshua 12:2; 13:10 (D), 13:25 (P), Judges 3:13; 10:6 25t. Judges 10-12, 1 Samuel 11:11; 12:12; 14:47; 2 Samuel 8:12; 10:1 14t. 2 Samuel 10-12; 17:27; 1 Kings 11:7, 33; 2 Kings 23:13; 24:2; 1 Chronicles 18:11 20t. Chronicles, Amos 1:13; Isaiah 11:14; Jeremiah 9:25 9t. Jeremiah, Zephaniah 2:8-9, Ezekiel 21:25; Ezekiel 21:33 5t. Ezekiel 25; Daniel 11:41. — See CheAmmon in Ency. Bib.