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Smith's Bible Dictionary

Amasa

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Am'asa. (a burden).

1. Son of Ithra, or Jether, by Abigail, David's sister. 2 Samuel 17:25. He joined in Absalom's rebellion, B.C. 1023, was appointed commander-in-chief and suffered defeat by Joab. 2 Samuel 18:6.

David, incensed against Joab for killing Absalom, forgave Amasa and appointed him Joab's successor. 2 Samuel 19:13 Joab afterwards, when they were both in pursuit of the rebel Sheba, pretending to salute Amasa, stabbed him with his sword. 2 Samuel 20:10

2. A prince of Ephraim, son of Hadlai, in the reign of Ahaz. 2 Chronicles 28:12.

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Amasa'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/a/amasa.html. 1901.

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