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GenderMasculine
Scriptsעָמְרִי Hebrew
PronouncedPron.AWM-rie English
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Meaning & History

Possibly means "life" or "servant" in Hebrew (or a related Semitic language). This was the name of a 9th-century BC military commander who became king of Israel. He appears in the Old Testament, where he is denounced as being wicked.

Categories

actors, kings, literature, uncertain etymology
Entry updated July 11, 2018   Contribute