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Lexicon :: Strong's H5984 - ʿammôn

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Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Patronymically from עַמּוֹן (H5983)
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1642a

Variant Spellings

Variant spellings for this word: עמון (Gesenius) עמוני (Strongs)

Strong’s Definitions

עַמּוֹנִי ʻAmmôwnîy, am-mo-nee'; patronymically from H5983; an Ammonite or (the adjective) Ammonitish:—Ammonite(-s).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H5984 in the following manner: Ammonite (17x), Ammon (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H5984 in the following manner: Ammonite (17x), Ammon (1x).
  1. Ammonite = see Ammon "tribal"

    1. descendants of Ammon and inhabitants of Ammon

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עַמּוֹנִי ʻAmmôwnîy, am-mo-nee'; patronymically from H5983; an Ammonite or (the adjective) Ammonitish:—Ammonite(-s).
STRONGS H5984: Abbreviations
עַמּוֹנִי, עַמֹּנִי adjective, of a people Ammonite; — absolute masculine singular עַמּוֹנִי as substantive Deuteronomy 23:4 [Deuteronomy 23:3] an Ammonite (generic), so עַמֹּנִי Nehemiah 13:1; הָעַמּוֺנִי of individual 1 Samuel 11:1, 1 Samuel 11:2; 2 Samuel 23:37 = 1 Chronicles 11:39; Nehemiah 2:19, so הָעַמֹּנִי Nehemiah 2:10; Nehemiah 3:35 [Nehemiah 4:3];
[H5985 feminine singular הָעַמֹּנִית 1 Kings 14:21 2 Chronicles 12:13; 1 Kings 14:31, so הָעַמּוֺנִית 2 Chronicles 24:26];
הָעַמֹּנִי as substantive collective Ezra 9:1; masculine plural as substantive עַמֹּנִים 1 Kings 11:5, הָע׳ Deuteronomy 2:20; Nehemiah 4:1 [Nehemiah 4:7], הָעַמּוֺ׳ 2 Chronicles 26:8 (on 2 Chronicles 20:1 see מְעוּנִים); feminine plural as adjective עַמֳּנִיֹּת 1 Kings 11:1, so Nehemiah 13:23 Qr, Kt עמוניות.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


2:20; 23:3

1 Samuel

11:1; 11:2

2 Samuel


1 Kings

11:1; 11:5

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles

20:1; 26:8




2:10; 2:19; 4:3; 4:7; 13:1; 13:23

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5984 matches the Hebrew עַמּוֹן (ʿammôn),
which occurs 18 times in 17 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 2:20 - (That also was accounted a land of giants: giants dwelt therein in old time; and the Ammonites H5984 call them Zamzummims;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:3 - An Ammonite H5984 or Moabite shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD; even to their tenth generation shall they not enter into the congregation of the LORD for ever:
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:1 - Then Nahash the Ammonite H5984 came up, and encamped against Jabeshgilead: and all the men of Jabesh said unto Nahash, Make a covenant with us, and we will serve thee.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:2 - And Nahash the Ammonite H5984 answered them, On this condition will I make a covenant with you, that I may thrust out all your right eyes, and lay it for a reproach upon all Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:37 - Zelek the Ammonite, H5984 Naharai the Beerothite, armourbearer to Joab the son of Zeruiah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:1 - But king Solomon loved many strange women, together with the daughter of Pharaoh, women of the Moabites, Ammonites, H5984 Edomites, Zidonians, and Hittites;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:5 - For Solomon went after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Zidonians, and after Milcom the abomination of the Ammonites. H5984
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:39 - Zelek the Ammonite, H5984 Naharai the Berothite, the armourbearer of Joab the son of Zeruiah,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:1 - It came to pass after this also, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them other beside the Ammonites, H5984 came against Jehoshaphat to battle.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:8 - And the Ammonites H5984 gave gifts to Uzziah: and his name spread abroad even to the entering in of Egypt; for he strengthened himself exceedingly.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:1 - Now when these things were done, the princes came to me, saying, The people of Israel, and the priests, and the Levites, have not separated themselves from the people of the lands, doing according to their abominations, even of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, the Ammonites, H5984 the Moabites, the Egyptians, and the Amorites.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:10 - When Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, H5984 heard of it, it grieved them exceedingly that there was come a man to seek the welfare of the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:19 - But when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, H5984 and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they laughed us to scorn, and despised us, and said, What is this thing that ye do? will ye rebel against the king?
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:3 - Now Tobiah the Ammonite H5984 was by him, and he said, Even that which they build, if a fox go up, he shall even break down their stone wall.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:7 - But it came to pass, that when Sanballat, and Tobiah, and the Arabians, and the Ammonites, H5984 and the Ashdodites, heard that the walls of Jerusalem were made up, and that the breaches began to be stopped, then they were very wroth,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:1 - On that day they read in the book of Moses in the audience of the people; and therein was found written, that the Ammonite H5984 and the Moabite should not come into the congregation of God for ever;
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:23 - In those days also saw I Jews that had married wives of Ashdod, of Ammon, H5984 and of Moab:
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