Amon

Synonyms:
Amon,אָמוֹן
Amon_of_Judah (Wikipedia)
Amon
King of Judah
Amon rex.png
Reign 643/642 – 641/640 BC
Predecessor Manasseh
Successor Josiah
Born c. 664 BC
Judah
Died c. 641 BC
Jerusalem
Burial 641 BC
Garden of Uzza
Consort Jedidah
Issue Josiah
Hebrew אָמוֹן
House House of David
Father Manasseh
Mother Meshullemeth
Religion Idolatry

Amon of Judah (Hebrew: אָמוֹן‎‎ ’Āmōn; Greek: Αμων; Latin: Amon) 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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