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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a primeval Egyptian personification of air and breath;
          worshipped especially at Thebes [syn: Amen]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    builder. (1.) The governor of Samaria in the time of Ahab. The
    prophet Micaiah was committed to his custody (1 Kings 22:26; 2
    Chr. 18:25).
      (2.) The son of Manasseh, and fourteenth king of Judah. He
    restored idolatry, and set up the images which his father had
    cast down. Zephaniah (1:4; 3:4, 11) refers to the moral
    depravity prevailing in this king's reign.
      He was assassinated (2 Kings 21:18-26: 2 Chr. 33:20-25) by his
    own servants, who conspired against him.
      (3.) An Egyptian god, usually depicted with a human body and
    the head of a ram, referred to in Jer. 46:25, where the word
    "multitudes" in the Authorized Version is more appropriately
    rendered "Amon" in the Revised Version. In Nah. 3:8 the
    expression "populous No" of the Authorized version is rendered
    in the Revised Version "No-amon." Amon is identified with Ra,
    the sun-god of Heliopolis.
      (4.) Neh. 7:59.

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Amon, faithful; true