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Strong's #549 - אֲמָנָה

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Amana = “support”

1) a river flowing into the plain of Damascus from Antilebanon

2) mountainous area of the river’s origin

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KJV (1)
Song of Solomon 1
NAS (1)
Song of Solomon 1
HCS (2)
2 Kings 1
Song of Solomon 1
BSB (1)
Song of Solomon 1
WEB (0)
WEB (1)
Song of Solomon 1
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 אֲמָנָה proper name, of a river

1 a river ( constant ? compare Isaiah 33:16) flowing down from Antilebanon into the plain of Damascus 2 Kings 5:12 (Qr; אֲבָנָה Kt), the Greek Chrysorrhoas, modern Arabic Nahr Barad'. 2. the region from which it flows ct 2 Kings 4:8.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

אֲמָנָה f.

(1)  a covenant [“prop. a confirmation, a surety”], Nehemiah 10:1 (Arab. أَماَنَةُ).

(2) something set, decreed, i.q. חֹק Nehemiah 11:23. To be understood of a daily portion of food furnished to the singers.

(3) [Amana, Abana], pr.n. of a perennial river, (compare Isaiah 33:16), rising in Antilibanus and watering Damascus, 2 Kings 5:12, from which that part of Lebanon was called by the same name, Song of Solomon 4:8 [“most interpreters understand the river to be the Chrysorrhoas, now el-Bûrada”].

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List of Word Forms
אֲמָנָ֗ה אמנה ’ă·mā·nāh ’ămānāh amaNah