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Immer (town)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Immer of Babylon
Immer of Babylon (אִמֵּר‎, immer). A Babylonian town where exiles lived before returning to Judah with Zerubbabel. The exiles from Immer could not prove their Israelite ancestry (Ezra 2:59; Neh 7:61).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Immer (Place)
IMMER (PLACE) [Heb ʾimmer (אִמֶּר)]. Unidentified Babylonian site from which Jewish exiles returned under Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:59; Neh 7:61; see also 1 Esdr 5:36, where the text is uncertain). These returnees were unable to prove their Israelite ancestry, which was needed as a crucial line of continuity
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Immer (Place)
Immer (Place). Place in Babylon. The Jews who returned from Immer had lost the record of their ancestry and could not prove their Jewish lineage (Ezr 2:59; Neh 7:61). Its site is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Immer
Immer im;ər [Heb. ʾimmēr—‘lamb’; LXX Gk. Emmērouth (1 Esd. 5:24, A), Amar (1 Esd. 5:36; Alar, A; Aalar), Emmēr (1 Esd. 9:21)]; AV also AALAR (1 Esd. 5:36), EMMER (9:21), MERUTH (5:24); NEB also ALAR (5:36), EMMER (9:21), EMMERUTH (5:24).
Immer
3. A place in Babylonia from which Jewish exiles returned (Ezr. 2:59; Neh. 7:61; 1 Esd. 5:36).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Immer (Place)
IMMER (Place) Place in Babylon. The Jews who returned from Immer had lost the record of their ancestry and could not prove their Jewish lineage (Ezr 2:59; Neh 7:61).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Immer
Immer (im´uhr; Heb., “lamb”).1 The father of a line of priests that numbered 1,052 (Ezra 2:37; Neh. 7:40). One of these descendants of Immer was Jeremiah’s opponent, Pashhur (1 Chron. 9:12; Jer. 20:1; cf. 1 Chron. 24:14). In postexilic times, Immer’s descendants could not prove their priestly descent
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Immer (Place)
Immer (Heb. ʾimmēr) (PLACE)A city in Babylonia from which the Jewish exiles returned (Ezra 2:59; Neh. 7:61). The site is unknown.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Immer (Place)
IMMER [ĭmˊər] (Heb. ˒immēr) (PLACE). A city in Babylonia from which the Jewish exiles returned (Ezra 2:59; Neh. 7:61). The site is unknown.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Immer
Im´mer (talkative).1. The founder of an important family of priests. 1 Chron. 9:12; Neh. 11:13. This family had charge of, and gave its name to, the sixteenth course of the service. 1 Chron. 24:14. (b.c. 1014.)2. Apparently the name of a place in Babylonia. Ezra 2:59; Neh. 7:61.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Immer
IM´MER (imʹer; “sheep, lamb”). The name of several priests.1. The father of Meshillemith (1 Chron. 9:12), or Meshillemoth (Neh. 11:13), some of whose descendants took a conspicuous part in the sacred duties at Jerusalem after the Exile. His descendants, to the number of 1,052, returned from Babylon
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Immer
Immertalkative. (1.) The head of the sixteenth priestly order (1 Chr. 24:14). (2.) Jer. 20:1. (3.) Ezra 2:37; Neh. 7:40. (4.) Ezra 2:59; Neh. 7:61. (5.) The father of Zadok (Neh. 3:29).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Immer
IMMER [IM uhr] — the name of a man and a place in the Old Testament:1. A descendant of Aaron whose family had become a “father’s house” by the time of David’s reign (1 Chr. 24:14). The family was made the 16th of the 24 divisions of priests serving the tabernacle. Some members of this family returned