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