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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).
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 - “(It is also regarded as the land of the Rephaim, because the Rephaim previously lived in it, but the Ammonites H5984 call them Zamzummin,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:3 - “No Ammonite H5984 or Moabite may enter the assembly of the LORD; none of their descendants, even to the tenth generation, may ever enter the assembly of the LORD,
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:1 - Now Nahash the Ammonite H5984 went up and besieged Jabesh-gilead; and all the men of Jabesh said to Nahash, “Make a covenant with us and we will serve you.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 11:2 - But Nahash the Ammonite H5984 said to them, “I will make it with you on this condition, that I will gouge out the right eye of every one of you, and thereby I will inflict a disgrace on all Israel.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 23:37 - Zelek the Ammonite H5984, Naharai the Beerothite, armor bearers of Joab the son of Zeruiah,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:1 - Now King Solomon loved many foreign women along with the daughter of Pharaoh: Moabite, Ammonite H5984, Edomite, Sidonian, and Hittite women,
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 11:5 - For Solomon became a follower of Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, and of [fn]Milcom the abhorrent idol of the Ammonites H5984.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 11:39 - Zelek the Ammonite H5984, Naharai the Berothite, the armor bearer of Joab the son of Zeruiah,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 20:1 - Now it came about after this, that the sons of Moab and the sons of Ammon, together with some of the [fn]Meunites, came to make war against Jehoshaphat.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 26:8 - The Ammonites H5984 gave tribute to Uzziah, and his [fn]fame extended to the border of Egypt, for he became very strong.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 9:1 - Now when these things had been completed, the officials approached me, saying, “The people of Israel and the priests and the Levites have not separated themselves from the peoples of the lands, as to their abominations, those of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, the Ammonites H5984, the Moabites, the Egyptians, and the Amorites.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:10 - And when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite H5984 [fn]official heard about it, it was very displeasing to them that someone had come to seek the welfare of the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:19 - But when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite H5984 [fn]official, and Geshem the Arab heard about it, they mocked us and despised us, and said, “What is this thing that you are doing? Are you rebelling against the king?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:3 - Now Tobiah the Ammonite H5984 was near him, and he said, “Even what they are building—if a fox were to [fn]jump on it, it would break their stone wall down!”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:7 - [fn]Now when Sanballat, Tobiah, the Arabs, the Ammonites H5984, and the Ashdodites heard that the [fn]repair of the walls of Jerusalem went [fn]on, and that the breaches began to be closed, they were very angry.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:1 - On that day the Book of Moses was read aloud [fn]as the people listened; and there was found written in it that no Ammonite H5984 or Moabite was ever to enter the assembly of God,
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 13:23 - In those days I also saw that the Jews had [fn]married women from Ashdod, Ammon, and Moab.

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