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Lexicon :: Strong's H6021 - ʿămāśā'

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

עֲמָשָׂא ʻĂmâsâʼ, am-aw-saw'; from H6006; burden; Amasa, the name of two Israelites:—Amasa.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x

The KJV translates Strong's H6021 in the following manner: Amasa (16x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 16x
The KJV translates Strong's H6021 in the following manner: Amasa (16x).
  1. Amasa = "burden"

    1. son of Ithra or Jether by Abigail the sister of David and general of the army of Absalom

    2. son of Hadlai and a prince of Ephraim in the reign of king Ahaz

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עֲמָשָׂא ʻĂmâsâʼ, am-aw-saw'; from H6006; burden; Amasa, the name of two Israelites:—Amasa.
עֲמָשָׂא16 proper name, masculine (compare עמס, ענשׂ ? or read עַמִּשַׂי (II. עַם + יִשַׂי), WeIsrael u. Jüd. Geschichte. 24, compare GrayProp. N. 44, 323); —
1. Absalom's general 2 Samuel 17:25 (twice in verse); 2 Samuel 19:14 + 8 times 2 Samuel 20; 1 Kings 2:5, 32; 1 Chronicles 2:17 (twice in verse), Greek Version of the LXX Αμεσς(α)ει, LXX of Lucian (Lag.) Αμεσσα.
2. Ephraimite 2 Chronicles 28:12.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Samuel

17:25; 19:14; 20

1 Kings

2:5; 2:32

1 Chronicles


2 Chronicles



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6021 matches the Hebrew עֲמָשָׂא (ʿămāśā'),
which occurs 16 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 17:25 - Absalom put Amasa H6021 [fn]in command of the army in place of Joab. Now Amasa H6021 was the son of a man whose name was [fn]Ithra the Israelite, who [fn]had relations with Abigail the daughter of Nahash, sister of Zeruiah, Joab’s mother.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 19:13 - “And say to Amasa H6021, ‘Are you not my bone and my flesh? May God do so to me, and more so, if you will not be commander of the army [fn]for me continually, in place of Joab.’”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:4 - Now the king said to Amasa H6021, “Summon the men of Judah for me within three days, and be present here yourself.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:5 - So Amasa H6021 went to summon the men of Judah, but he was delayed longer than the set time which he had designated for him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:8 - When they were at the large stone which is in Gibeon, Amasa H6021 came [fn]to meet them. Now Joab was dressed in his military attire, and over it he had a belt with a sword in its sheath strapped on at his waist; and as he went forward, it fell out.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:9 - And Joab said to Amasa H6021, “Is it going well for you, my brother?” And Joab took hold of Amasa H6021 by the beard with his right hand to kiss him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:10 - But Amasa H6021 was not on guard against the sword which was in Joab’s hand, so he struck him in the belly with it and spilled out his intestines on the ground, and did not strike him again, and he died. Then Joab and his brother Abishai pursued Sheba the son of Bichri.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 20:12 - But Amasa H6021 was wallowing in his own blood in the middle of the road. And when the man saw that all the people stood still, he removed Amasa H6021 from the road to the field and threw a garment over him when he saw that everyone who came by him stood still.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:5 - “Now you yourself also know what Joab the son of Zeruiah did to me, what he did to the two commanders of the armies of Israel, to Abner the son of Ner and to Amasa H6021 the son of Jether, whom he killed; he also [fn]shed the blood of war in peace. And he put the blood of war on his belt that was on his waist, and on his sandals that were on his feet.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:32 - “The LORD will return his blood on his own head, because he [fn]struck two men more righteous and better than he, and killed them with the sword, while my father David did not know about it: Abner the son of Ner, commander of the army of Israel, and Amasa H6021 the son of Jether, commander of the army of Judah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:17 - Abigail gave birth to Amasa H6021, and the father of Amasa H6021 was [fn]Jether the Ishmaelite.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 28:12 - Then some of the leading men of the sons of Ephraim—Azariah the son of Johanan, Berechiah the son of Meshillemoth, Jehizkiah the son of Shallum, and Amasa H6021 the son of Hadlai—rose up against those who were coming from the battle,

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