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 of Tamar (2 Sam. 13:28, 29).

Contemporary Examples

He mentions Alexander Yakobson and amnon Rubenstein; one could also include Ruth Gavison, Shlomo Avineri, and others.
Who Is A Liberal Zionist? Jerry Haber March 10, 2013

Historical Examples

In a single word, our attention is now turned to the father of both amnon and Tamar.
The Expositor’s Bible: The Second Book of Samuel W. G. Blaikie

From its second name it may be Ovis amnon (Raos), or O. argal.
The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

And Tamar took the cakes which she had made, and brought them into the chamber to amnon her brother.
The King James Bible, Complete Various

amnon, the eldest son, was slain by young Absalom, who waited two years for an opportunity.
The Quiver 3/1900 Anonymous

amnon confessed his passion, that he was in love with a sister of his, who had the same father with himself.
The Antiquities of the Jews Flavius Josephus

amnon regarded himself as the heir to the throne, and his fierce passions brought the first infamy into the family of David.
The Expositor’s Bible: The First Book of Kings F. W. Farrar

In the same way Tamar could have married her half-brother amnon, though they were both the children of David.
The Truth About Woman C. Gasquoine Hartley

By a cunningly devised plot amnon succeeded in bringing the beautiful damsel into his chamber.
Oriental Women Edward Bagby Pollard

In spite of this it was counted both by Jonadab and amnon a suitable weapon for their purpose.
The Expositor’s Bible: The Second Book of Samuel W. G. Blaikie


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