Ammon to Annas
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Ammon
Tribal, inbred
Strong's #H5983

References
Genesis 19:38, Numbers 21:24, Deuteronomy 2 - 3, Joshua 12:2, 13:10, 25, Judges 3, 10 - 12, 1Samuel 12:12, 14:47, 2Samuel 8:12, etc.

Amnon
Faithful
Strong's #H550

References
2Samuel 3, 13:1 - 39, 1Chronicles 3:1, 4:20

Amon
Skilled (master) workman, builder
Strong's #H526, #G300
Amon is the name of three Biblical individuals, one of which ruled over the Kingdom of Judah from 642 to 640 B.C.

References
1Kings 22:26, 2Kings 21, 1Chronicles 3:14, 2Chronicles 18:25, 33:20 - 25, Nehemiah 7:59, Jeremiah 1:2, 25:3, Zephniah 1:1, Matthew 1:10

Amorite
A sayer, mountaineer
Strong's #H567

References
Genesis 10:16, 14:13, 48:22, Exodus 33:2, 34:11, Numbers 32:39, Deuteronomy 2:24, etc.

Amos
Burdensome, burden
Strong's #H5986
Amos is considered one of the Bible's Minor Prophets. He wrote the book named after him in 796 B.C.

References
Amos 1:1, 7:8 - 14, 8:2, Luke 3:25

Amoz
Strong
Strong's #H531
Amoz was the name of Isaiah the prophet's father.

References
2Kings 19, 20:1, 2Chronicles 26:22, 32:20, 32, Isaiah 1:1, 2:1, 20:2, 37:2, 21, 38:1

Amphipolis
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Amplias
Large
Strong's #G291
A Christian in Rome Paul greets in his closing of the book of Romans.

References
Romans 16:8

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Amram
High (exalted) people
Strong's #H6019

References
Exodus 6, Numbers 3:19, 26:58 - 59, 1Chronicles 1:41, 6:2 - 18, 23:12 - 13, 24:20, Ezra 10:34

Amraphel
Sayer of darkness, fall of the sayer
Strong's #H569

References
Genesis 14:1, 9

Amzi
My strength, strong
Strong's #H557

References
1Chronicles 6:46, Nehemiah 11:12

Anab
Fruit
Strong's #H6024

References
Joshua 11:21, 15:50

Anah
Answer
Strong's

References
Genesis 36, 1Chronicles 1

Anaharath
A gorge, the groaning of fear
Strong's #H588

References
Joshua 19:19

Anak
Neck
Strong's #H6061

References
Numbers 13, Deuteronomy 9:2, Joshua 15, 21:11, Judges 1:20

Anamim
Affliction of the waters
Strong's #H6047

References
Genesis 10:13, 1Chronicles 1:11

Anammelech
Image of the king
Strong's #H6048

References
2Kings 17:31

Anani
Cloudy, my cloud
Strong's #H6054

References
1Chronicles 3:24

Ananias
Whom Jehovah has graciously given
Strong's #G367
Ananias is the Greek form of the Hebrew word Hananiah.

References
Acts 5, 9, 22:12, 23:2, 24:1

Anathoth
Answers to prayer
Strong's #H6068
Anathoth was a Levitical city within the tribe of Benjamin's inheritance in the Promised Land. King Solomon sent Abiathar to the city when he removed him from being Israel's High Priest.

Anathoth is also the name of one of Benjamin's grandsons. Another man named Anathoth agreed to a covenant of faithfulness with God where he promised to obey His laws.

References
Joshua 21:18, 1Kings 2:26, 1Chronicles 6:60, 7:8, Ezra 2:23, Nehemiah 7:27, 10:19, 11:32, Isaiah 10:30, Jeremiah 1:1, 11:21 - 23, 29:27, 32:7 - 9

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Andrew
Manly
Strong's #G406
Andrew, brother of Peter, was the second person of the twelve disciples Jesus personally chose to follow him.

References
Matthew 4:18, 10:2, Mark 1, 3:18, 13:3, Luke 6:14, John 1, 6:8, 12:22, Acts 1:13

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Andronicus
Man of victory
Strong's #G408
Christian living in Rome whom Paul states was "of note among the apostles."

References
Romans 16:7

Anem
Two fountains
Strong's #H6046

References
1Chronicles 6:73

Aner
Boy
Strong's #H6063

References
Genesis 14:13, 24, 1Chronicles 6:70

Aniam
Groaning of the people, lament of people
Strong's #H593

References
1Chronicles 7:19

Anim
Fountains
Strong's #H6044

References
Joshua 15:50

Anna
Grace
Strong's #G451
Anna, a prophetess, entered the temple area as Simeon the priest was blessing Mary and Joseph at the presentation of Christ before God.

References
Luke 2:36

Annas
Humble
Strong's #G452
Annas was High Priest at Jerusalem's temple from 6 to 15 A.D. Although removed from his position by the Romans, he was still highly esteemed by the people at the time of Jesus.

References
Luke 3:2, John 18:13, 24, Acts 4:6

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