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Imlah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Imlah
Imlah (יִמְלָא‎, yimla'). Father of Micaiah the prophet (1 Kgs 22:8–9; 2 Chr 18:7–8).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Imlah (Person)
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
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Imlah, Imla
Imlah, Imla. Father of Michaiah, a prophet during King Ahab’s reign, whom the king despised for speaking the truth (1 Kgs 22:8, 9; 2 Chr 18:8, kjv Imlah).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Imlah
Imlah imʹlə [Heb. yimlâ—‘fulness’ (?)]; AV, NEB, IMLA (2 Ch. 18:7f.). Father of the prophet Micaiah (1 K. 22:8f.; 2 Ch. 18:7f.).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Imlah
IMLAH Father of Michaiah, a prophet during King Ahab’s reign, whom the king despised for speaking the truth (1 Kgs 22:8–9; 2 Chr 18:7–8).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Imlah
Imlah (im´luh; Heb., “he fills”), the father of Micaiah the prophet. Micaiah challenged four hundred other prophets and predicted the defeat of King Ahab (1 Kings 22:8–29). See also Micaiah.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Imla, Imlah
IMLA, IMLAH. Father of Micaiah, the prophet of God who was consulted by Ahab and Jehoshaphat before they went to battle against the Syrians at Ramoth-gilead (1 Kgs 22:8–9; 2 Chr 18:7–8).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Imlah
Imlah (Heb. yimlâ, yimlāʾ)The father of the prophet Micaiah (1 Kgs. 22:8–9 = 2 Chr. 18:7–8).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Imlah
Imlah [ĭmˊlə] (Heb. yimlâ “fulness”). The father of the prophet Micaiah (1 Kgs. 22:8–9 par. 2 Chr. 18:7–8; KJV “Imla”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Imla
Im´la (whom God will fill up), father or progenitor of Micaiah the prophet. 2 Chron. 18:7, 8. The form Imlah is employed in the parallel narrative. 1 Kings 22:8, 9. (b.c. before 896.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Imla
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.
See also
Relatives
Micaiah Son