Amon

Synonyms:
Amon,אָמוֹן
Amon_of_Judah (Wikipedia)
Amon
King of Judah
Amon rex.png
Reign643/642 – 641/640 BC
PredecessorManasseh
SuccessorJosiah
Bornc. 664 BC
Judah
Diedc. 641 BC
Jerusalem
Burial641 BC
Garden of Uzza
ConsortJedidah
IssueJosiah
Hebrewאָמוֹן
HouseHouse of David
FatherManasseh
MotherMeshullemeth
ReligionIdolatry

Amon of Judah was a 7th-century BC King of Judah who, according to the biblical account, succeeded his father Manasseh of Judah. Amon is most remembered for his idolatrous practices while king, which led to a revolt against him and eventually his assassination in c. 641 BC.


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