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[uh-mey-suh, am-uh-suh]
  1. the commander of Absalom's army and later of David's army. II Sam. 17:25; 19:13.
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Examples from the Web for amasa

Historical Examples

  • "He gave up his house because he couldn't keep it up," said Amasa Harbury.

    In a Little Town

    Rupert Hughes

  • Nearly 120 years later Amasa Thompson listed his tools and their value.

  • Do you mean try to find out what the sum is he asked Amasa to pay him?

    The Boy Scouts of Lenox

    Frank V. Webster

  • And he knew that Amasa Culpepper had to be fought with his own weapons.

    The Boy Scouts of Lenox

    Frank V. Webster

  • The same did all the Israelites, at the like persuasion of Amasa.