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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
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
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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 (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. 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
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
EMMANUEL עמנו אל ἘμμανουϳηλI. 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 (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