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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Amasa

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1. Son of Ithra,or Jether, by David's sister Abigail, whom Absalom in his revolt made captain of his army. David forgave him and promised him the command of the army, but he was treacherously slain by Joab. David left it to his son Solomon to revenge this act. 2 Samuel 17:25; 2 Samuel 19:13; 2 Samuel 20:4-12; 1 Kings 2:5,32; 1 Chronicles 2:17 .

2. An Ephraimite who resisted the bringing into Samaria prisoners from Judah. 2 Chronicles 28:12-15 .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Amasa'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/a/amasa.html. 1897.

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