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IMLAH (PERSON) [Heb yimlâ (יִמְלָה)]. The father of the 9th-century Israelite prophet Micaiah, who prophesied against King Ahab (1 Kgs 22:8–9). See MICAIAH. Nothing more is known of the biblical Imlah. The name is spelled differently in 1 Kgs 22:8–9 (ymlh) and in 2 Chr 18:7–8 (ymlʾ), where the story
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IM´LA (imʹla; “full”). The father of Micaiah, which latter was the prophet who ironically foretold the defeat of the allied kings of Judah and Israel against Ramoth-gilead (2 Chron. 18:7–8). In the parallel passage (1 Kings 22:8–9) his name is written Imlah. The NIV renders “Imlah” in both passages.