The last notice of the Ammonites themselves is in Justin Martyr, Dialogue with Trypho (§ 119), where it is affirmed that they were still a numerous people in the second century C.E..
The frequent assumption that, living on the borders of the desert, the Ammonites remained more pastoral than the Moabites and Israelites, seems to be unfounded (Ezek.
Meanwhile Jews had been forbidden to intermarry with Ammonites, although such marriages were by no means rare (Ezra, 9:1; I Esdras 8:69, and elsewhere).
The Ammonites may at this time have been vassals of Bar-Hadad II, the Aramaean king of Damascus.
The Ammonites brought tribute to King Uzziah of Judah in 2 Chronicles 26:8, but rebelled under his son Jotham, (2 Chron.
Nevertheless, the Ammonites are specifically protected from territorial encroachment by the Israelites.
The Ammonites, however, did not accept either Sihon's or Israel's right to this land.
After suing for a separate peace, the new government dissolved parliament, declared Hungary to be an independent republic with Kбrolyi as provisional president, and proclaimed universal suffrage and the freedom of the press and assembly.
The Ammonites, with some of the neighboring tribes, did their utmost to resist the revival of the Jewish power under Judas Maccabaeus (1 Maccabees 5:6; cf.
The main source of our knowledge about the Ammonites comes from their enemies, the Israelites, and must be understood as written from a point of view that is often hostile.
The Ammonites are thus portrayed in the Bible as the Israelites' cousins, who grew into a nation after the Israelites left Canaan to live in Egypt in the time of Jacob.
Ammonites may have been among the people who offered the Jews help in rebuilding the Temple of Jerusalem, saying "Let us help you build because, like you, we seek your God" (Ezra 4:2).
The Ammonites under Timotheus were defeated by Judas (1 Maccabees 5:6).
Little mention is made of the Ammonites through the Persian and early Hellenistic periods.
According to the pedigree given in Book of Genesis 19:37-38, the Ammonites were closely related to the Israelites and still more closely to their neighbors to the south, the Moabites.
The nation of Ammon or the Ammonites were a people living east of the Jordan river whose origin in the Old Testament traces to Lot, the nephew of the patriarch Abraham.
The incident became the impetus behind the unification of the tribes under Saul, who defeated the Ammonites and was thus confirmed as king (1 Samuel 11:11-14).
The Ammonites occasionally rebelled against their Hebrew overlords, usually to their detriment.
Of the customs, religion, and social structure of the Ammonites, little is known.
The Ammonites themselves left few if any records that shed information on their history.
The Ammonites under King Baalis helped the Babylonian monarch Nebuchadrezzar against Jehoiakim of Judah (2 Kings 24:2).
When you come to the Ammonites, do not harass them or provoke them to war, for I will not give you possession of any land belonging to the Ammonites.
Solomon's chief wife—the mother of his heir—was Naamah, an Ammonitess (1 Kings, 14:21), probably a daughter of Shobi.