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Imnah (son of Asher)
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IMNA (PERSON) [Heb yimnāʿ (יִמְנָע)] A descendant of Asher, found in the segmented tribal genealogy in 1 Chr 7:30–40. The name occurs in the LXX as Imana, and in LXXL as Iamna. In form, it is a verbal imperfect 3 m.s. qal conjugation of the root mnʿ, meaning “he will withhold,” and may be a hypocoristicon
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,
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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
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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