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Imnah (father of Kore)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Imnah
Imnah (יִמְנָה‎, yimnah). Father of Kore, one of the Levites who helped Hezekiah implement religious reform (2 Chr 31:14).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Imnah (Person)
IMNAH (PERSON) [Heb yimnâ (יִמְנָה)]. Var. IMNA. IMNITES. 1. The firstborn son of Asher (Gen 46:17; 1 Chr 7:30). In the genealogical list of Jacob’s sons, which is listed by family and mother (Gen 48:8–22), Imnah appears as the grandson of Jacob and Leah through Asher. Asher was the second son of Zilpah,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Imnah
Imnah. 1. Asher’s son (Gn 46:17; kjv Jimnah; 1 Chr 7:30) and founder of the Imnite family (Nm 26:44; kjv Jimna, Jimnites).2. Levite and Kore’s father. Kore was a temple assistant during King Hezekiah’s reign (2 Chr 31:14).
Jimnite
Jimna, Jimnah, Jimnite. kjv forms of Imnah and Imnite, Asher’s son and his family, in Genesis 46:17 and Numbers 26:44.See Imnah #1.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Imnah
IMNAH1. Asher’s son (Gn 46:17; 1 Chr 7:30) and founder of the Imnite family (Nm 26:44).2. Levite and Kore’s father. Kore was a temple assistant during King Hezekiah’s reign (2 Chr 31:14).
Jimna, Jimnah, Jimnite
JIMNA*, JIMNAH*, JIMNITE* kjv forms of Imnah and Imnite, Asher’s son and his family, in Genesis 46:17 and Numbers 26:44. See Imnah #1.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Imnah
Imnah (im´nuh; Heb., either “right-hand” or “south” [i.e., on the right, when one is facing east]).1 A son of Asher who went with Jacob to Egypt (Gen. 46:17); he is considered the ancestor of the Imnites (Num. 26:44).2 A Levite, the father of Kore, a temple official during the reign of Hezekiah (2
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Imnah
IMNAH1. Eldest son of Asher (1 Chr 7:30), also called Jimna and Jimnah (Gen 46:17; Num 26:44).2. A Levite, the father of Kore in the time of Hezekiah (2 Chr 31:14).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Imnah
Imnah (Heb. yimnâ)1. A son of Asher (Gen. 46:17; 1 Chr. 7:30) whose descendants are called Imnites (Num. 26:44).2. A Levite and father of Kore (2 Chr. 31:14).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Imnah
Im´nah (holding back).1. The first-born of Asher. 1 Chron. 7:30. (b.c. 1706.)2. Kore ben-Imnah, the Levite, assisted in the reforms of Hezekiah. 2 Chron. 31:14. (b.c. 726.)
Jimna
Jim´na (prosperity), the first-born of Asher. Num. 26:44. He is elsewhere called in the Authorized Version Jimnah, Gen. 46:17, and Imnah. 1 Chron. 7:30.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Imnah
IM´NAH (imʹna; cf. Arab. yumnah, “good luck, fortune”).1. The first named of the sons of Asher (Gen. 46:17; Num. 26:44; 1 Chron. 7:30), about 2000 b.c. The name is given as Jimnah in the KJV of Gen. 46:17 and as Jimna in the KJV of Num. 26:44.2. The father of Kore, which latter, a Levite, had charge
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Imnah
ImnahImnah (imʹnuh; Heb., either ‘right-hand’ or ‘south’ [on the right facing east]). 1 A son of Asher who went with Jacob to Egypt (Gen. 46:17); he is considered the head of the clan of the Imnites (Num. 26:44). 2 A Levite, the father of Kore, a Temple official during the reign of Hezekiah (2 Chron.
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