Ahinoam, wife of King David

Ahinoam, one of eight wives of King David, was the mother of David's first son, Amnon. She was a Jezreelite.

Ahinoam, wife of David, is mentioned in seven verses, in 1 Samuel 25:43; 27:3; 30:5; 2 Samuel 2:2; 3:2; 1 Chronicles 3:1.

In 1 Sam. 30, Ahinoam, along with another of David's wives, Abigail, were captured by the Amalekites at Ziklag. David later attacked the Amalekites and rescued Ahinoam and Abigail.

The name Ahinoam means "Brother of pleasantries."

There are two women in the Bible named Ahinoam, one was a wife of Saul, the first king of Israel, and the other was a wife of King David, the second king of Israel.

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