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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).
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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
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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
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Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
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