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the classical name of the Egyptian divinity Amen, whom the Greeks identified with Zeus, the Romans with Jupiter.
the ancient country of the , east of the Jordan River.
Historical Examples

It was only after the great events narrated above that David was again enabled to send his forces, under Joab, against Ammon.
History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6) Heinrich Graetz

According to Champollion he is often seen in the train of Ammon, and then he is Thoth.
Moon Lore Timothy Harley

Ammon Quatia was profoundly depressed in spirits that evening.
By Sheer Pluck G. A. Henty

Behold the most mighty Ammon—the father of the gods—I spit my hate at him!
Woman on Her Own, False Gods & The Red Robe Eugne Brieux

David’s servants came into the land of the children of Ammon to Hanun, to comfort him.
The World English Bible (WEB), The Old Testament, Complete Various

He dares not punish Ammon; he can only weep when he hears of Absalom’s crime.
The Life of David Alexander Maclaren

We can easily see how their encroachments, their growing strength would vex Moab and Ammon and drive them to plans of retaliation.
Judges and Ruth Robert A. Watson

What was Ammon’s reply to you when you told him he would be arrested?
Report of the Committee Appointed to Investigate the Railroad Riots in July, 1877 Various

The relations of Israel with Ammon were similar but less intimate than they were with his twin-brother Moab.
Expositor’s Bible: The Book of Jeremiah William Henry Bennett

You there find the ancient place of worship of the children of Ammon.
Early Travels in Palestine Arculf et al.

(Old Testament) the ancestor of the Ammonites
(myth) the classical name of the Egyptian god Amen, identified by the Greeks with Zeus and by the Romans with Jupiter

another form of the name Ben-ammi, the son of Lot (Gen. 19:38). This name is also used for his posterity (Ps. 83:7).


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