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|NASB||Genesis 19:38 As for the younger, she also bore a son, and called his name Ben-ammi; he is the father of the sons of Ammon to this day.|
|Genesis 19:38 The younger also gave birth to a son and named him Ben-ammi (son of my people); he is the father of the Ammonites to this day.|
Why did the Jews go to war with the Ammonites? What is the history of the tension between the 2 groups?
Bible Answer: Scripture ... Gen 19:31-38; Deu 2:19-37, 23:3-6; Jdg 10:6-12:7; 1 Sam 11:1-11; 2 Sam 10:1ff; Neh 2:10ff ...
Here is some of the history.
The Ammonites are decendents of Lot and his younger daughter (Gen 19:31-38).
Israel was instructed to leave the Ammonites alone (Deu 2:18-37).
The Ammonites and Moabites couldn't enter the assembly of the LORD for ten generations, because they did not meet Israel with food and water (Deu 23:3-6).
The Lord used the Ammonites, who ruled over Isreal, until Jephthah came along (Jdg 10:6-12:7).
Saul battled the Ammonites (1 Sam 11:1-11), as well as David (2 Sam 10:1ff).
Tobiah the Ammonite and Sanballat opposed Nehemiah and the rebuilding of Jeursalem (Neh 2:10ff)
The Ammonites also seen in Jerimiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, Amos and Zepheniah.
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