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Imrah meaning

ימרה
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🔼The name Imrah in the Bible

The name Imrah occurs only once in the Bible. He was a son of Zophah of Asher, and that's all we know about him (1 Chronicles 7:36).

🔼Etymology of the name Imrah

The name Imrah is an active form of the verb מרה (mara) meaning to be rebellious or disobedient:

🔼Imrah meaning

For a meaning of the name Imrah, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads He (God) Resists, although nothing in the name or context suggests that God is the one who is doing it. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names derives our name indeed from the verb מרה (mara) but proposes a rather lopsided Who Will Extol Himself. BDB Theological Dictionary does not translate our name but does list it under the verb מרה (mara) meaning to be rebellious or disobedient.

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