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(ihm' muhr) Personal name probably meaning, “lamb.” 1. Father of Pashur, the priest and Temple administrator (Jeremiah 20:1 ). 2 . A priest whose son Zadok helped Nehemiah repair Jerusalem's walls (Nehemiah 3:29 ). Ancestor of priests who dwelt in Jerusalem after the return from Exile (1 Chronicles 9:12 ). 3 . Leader of priestly division under David (1 Chronicles 24:14 ). Son of Immer in other instances could mean, “descendant of Immer” and refer to this original priestly ancestor. Compare Ezra 2:37-38 ; Ezra 10:20 ; Nehemiah 7:40 ; Nehemiah 11:13 .

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Immer'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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