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Immanuel
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Immanuel
Immanuel (עִמָּנוּאֵל‎, immanu'el; Ἐμμανουήλ, Emmanouēl). Means “God is with us.” Occurs primarily in Isa 7:14 (which is quoted in Matt 1:23).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Immanuel (Person)
IMMANUEL (PERSON) [Heb ʿimmānûʾēl (עִמָּנוּאֵל)]. A symbolic name meaning “with us [is] God,” found in Isa 7:14 and 8:8; it is alluded to in 8:10. Isaiah 7:14 is cited in Matt 1:23.The use of the name in Isa 7:14 is the primary one of the four occurrences, but many elements of the interpretation
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Immanuel
Immanuel. Hebrew masculine name which means “God with us.” It appears only twice in the OT (Is 7:14; 8:8) and once in the NT (Mt 1:23), where it is transliterated “Emmanuel.” In the OT the name was given to a child born in the time of Ahaz as a sign to the king that Judah would receive relief from attacks
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Immanuel
Immanuel i-manʹuēl [Heb. ʿimmānû ʿēl—‘with us (is) God’]. A symbolic name or title given at birth to one or more male infants in the OT (Isa. 7:14; 8:8; see also 8:10) and NT (EMMANUEL [Gk. Emmanouēl], Mt. 1:23). The phrase is two words in all three Isaiah references in the MT; in 1QIsaa; from
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Immanuel
IMMANUEL Hebrew masculine name that means “God with us.” It appears only twice in the OT (Is 7:14; 8:8) and once in the NT (Mt 1:23), where it is sometimes transliterated “Emmanuel.” In the OT the name was given to a child born in the time of Ahaz as a sign to the king that Judah would receive relief
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Immanuel
Immanuel (i-man´ yoo-uhl; Heb., “God is with us”), the name of a child whose birth is symbolic of God’s guiding and protecting presence (Isa. 7:14; 8:8; Matt. 1:23). The name was first used by the prophet Isaiah as a sign given to King Ahaz of Judah during the Syro-Ephraimite war (ca. 734 bce). At that
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Emmanuel
EMMANUEL. Gr. transliteration of the Heb. Immanuel, “God is with us.” It is the form of the Heb. name in Mt 1:23 in which the evangelist quotes the words of Isaiah to King Ahaz (Isa 7:14), where the word is “Immanuel” in the prophetic announcement of the virgin birth of Christ.See Edward E. Hindson.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Immanuel
IMMANUEL (Heb. ‘immānû’ēl, ‘with us is God’). The word is found twice in OT (Is. 7:14; 8:8) and once in NT (Mt. 1:23, rsv ‘Emmanuel’). It may be employed also in Is. 8:10.To understand the significance of the word, which in itself means ‘God with us’, we must note the context in which it appears.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Immanuel
Immanuel (Heb. ʿimmānŝʾēl; Gk. Emmanouḗl) (also EMMANUEL)The name of a child whose birth symbolizes the presence of God (“God [is] with us”). The name first appears in Isaiah (Isa. 7:14; 8:8; cf. v. 10) and is used in one of Matthew’s OT fulfillment quotations (Matt. 1:23, “Emmanuel”).The context
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Immanuel
Immanuel [ĭ mănˊyŏo əl] (Heb. ˓immānû ˒ēl; Gk. Emmanouēl “with us [is] God”).† The symbolic name of a child whose birth, foretold by the prophet Isaiah, would be a sign to King Ahaz that the Lord would deliver Judah from its enemies (Isa. 7:14; 8:8; cf. v. 10). The New Testament identifies
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Emmanuel
EMMANUEL עמנו אלἘμμανουϳηλI. In Isa 7:14, the prophet Isaiah announced the birth of a child whose name will be ʿImmānûʾēl (‘God with us’); its mother is designated as ‘the young woman’. This birth will be a sign to the wavering King Ahaz of Judah at the time King Rezin of Syria and King Pekah of
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Emmanuel
EMMANUEL (Hebrew, “God is with us”) A Hebrew name used by Isaiah (in the form “Immanuel,” Isa 7:10–17; 8:8) for a child whose birth the prophet announced to King Ahaz. At the time of the prophecy, Rezin of Damascus and Pekah of Israel were attacking Judah to force Judah into their alliance against Tiglath-Pileser