Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Ammiel : people of God.

  1. One of the twelve spies sent by Moses to search the land of Canaan (Numbers 13:12). He was one of the ten who perished by the plague for their unfavourable report (Numbers 14:37).
  2. The father of Machir of Lo-debar, in whose house Mephibosheth resided (2 Samuel 9:4,5; 17:27).
  3. The father of Bathsheba, the wife of Uriah, and afterwards of David (1 Chronicles 3:5). He is called Eliam in 2 Samuel 11:3.
  4. One of the sons of Obed-edom the Levite (1 Chronicles 26:5).
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