/euh may"seuh, am"euh seuh/, n.
the commander of Absalom's army and later of David's army. II Sam. 17:25; 19:13.

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  • AMASA — (Heb. עֲמָשָׂא), military commander of absalom s army in his rebellion against his father David (II Sam. 17:25) and of Judah after the rebellion of Absalom (II Sam. 20:5; I Kings 2:32). Amasa was the son of Jether or Ithra the Ishmaelite, and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Amasa — ist der Vorname folgender Personen: Amasa Cobb (1823–1905), US amerikanischer Politiker Amasa Learned (1750–1825), US amerikanischer Politiker Amasa J. Parker (1807–1890), US amerikanischer Rechtsanwalt und Politiker (Demokratische Partei) Amasa… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Amasa — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Amasa es un personaje bíblico que aparece en el Libro de los Reyes. Amasa es el capitán de los ejércitos de Absalón, aunque no queda clara cuál es su participación en la guerra con el padre de este, David. Tras la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Amăsa — Amăsa, Jethers u. der Abigail Sohn, von Absalom[389] an Joabs Stelle gegen David an die Spitze des Heeres gestellt; nach Absaloms Niederlage begnadigt, erhielt A. Joabs Stelle, wurde aber durch Joab ermordet …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • AMASA — Latin. populus parcens, sive populum tollens, vel populum elevans, fil. Abigail sororis David, cuius pater Iether dicitur. 2 Sam. c. 17. v. 25. Dux summus copiarum, sub Absolomo primum, dein sub Davide Rege a Ioabo per insidias occisus. 2 Sam. c …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Amasa — For the bark beetle genus, see Amasa (beetle). Amasa burden. * A son of Abigail (bibleverse|2|Sam|17:25|HE), who was sister to King David (bibleverse|1|Chr|2:16,17|HE) and Zeruiah, the mother of Joab. Hence, Amasa was a nephew to David, a cousin… …   Wikipedia

  • Amasa — (fl. 11 th 10th cent BCE)    Israelite commander. He led Absalom s army in the unsuccessful rebellion against David. After the suppression of this uprising, David appointed Amasa his general. He was later killed by Joab (II Samuel 17 20) …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Amasa —    Burden.    1) The son of Abigail, a sister of king David (1 Chr. 2:17; 2 Sam. 17:25). He was appointed by David to command the army in room of his cousin Joab (2 Sam. 19:13), who afterwards treacherously put him to death as a dangerous rival… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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