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[uh-mey-suh, am-uh-suh] /əˈmeɪ sə, ˈæm ə sə/
the commander of Absalom's army and later of David's army. II Sam. 17:25; 19:13. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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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 (2 Sam. 20:4-12). (2.) A son of Hadlai, and chief of Ephraim (2 Chr. 28:12) in the reign of Ahaz.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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