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Amasa

Amasa [N] [H] [S]

burden.

  • The son of Abigail, a sister of king David ( 1 Chronicles 2:17 ; 2 Sam 17:25 ). He was appointed by David to command the army in room of his cousin Joab ( 2 Samuel 19:13 ), who afterwards treacherously put him to death as a dangerous rival ( 2 Samuel 20:4-12 ).

  • A son of Hadlai, and chief of Ephraim ( 2 Chronicles 28:12 ) in the reign of Ahaz.

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Amasa". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .