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Amon - (builder).

  1. One of Ahab's governors. (1 Kings 22:26; 2 Chronicles 18:25)

  2. King of Judah, son and successor of Manasseh, reigned two years, from B.C. 642 to 640. Amon devoted himself wholly to the service of false gods, but was killed in a conspiracy, and was succeeded by his son Josiah.

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