Ibleam to Isaac
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Ibleam
Devouring the people
Strong's #H2991

Ibleam was a city given to the tribe of Issachar as an inheritance in the Promised Land. It was later claimed by the tribe Manasseh.

References
Joshua 17:11, Judges 1:27, 2Kings 9:27

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Ibzan
Splendid
Strong's #H78

Ibzan, who was born in Bethlehem, served in the eastern part of Israel's territory as a Judge. Serving for seven years, He had thirty sons and thirty daughters (Judges 12:9).

References
Judges 12:8 - 10

Ichabod
No glory, inglorious
Strong's #H350

Eli the High Priest had two corrupt sons named Phinehas and Hophni (1Samuel 1:3, 2:12 - 17). Phinehas's wife was pregnant when the Ark of the Covenant was taken from Israel by the Philistines. She goes immediately into labor when told not only that the Ark was taken but that her husband and Eli had both died.

Phinehas's wife, just before dying in childbirth, names her son Ichabod because "the glory is departed from Israel because the ark of God was taken . . ." (1Samuel 4:21).

References
1Samuel 4:21, 14:3

Iconium
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Idalah
Memorial to God
Strong's #H3030

Idalah was a city given to the tribe of Zebulun as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 19:15

Iddo
Timely, his witness
Strong's #H5714

References
1Kings 4:14, 1Chronicles 6;21, 27:21, 2Chronicles 9;29, 12:15, 13:22, Ezra 5:1, 6:14, 8:17, Nehemiah 12:4, 16, Zechariah 1:1, 7

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Iim
Part of ruins, ruins
Strong's #H4480, #H5864

Iim is one of the places, on the southeast site of Moabite territory, where the Israelites stopped to camp during their wilderness wanderings. It is also the name of a city given to the tribe of Judah as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Numbers 33:45, Joshua 15:29

Ijeabarim
Ruins of Abarim, ruins of the passers
Strong's #H5863

Ijeabarim was one of the places, near Moabite territory, where the Israelites stopped to camp during their wilderness wanderings.

References
Numbers 21:11, 33:44

Ijon
A ruin
Strong's #H5859

Ijon was a city located within the tribe of Naphtali's territory. The city was attacked and taken by King Benhadad of Damascus. It was later attacked by King Tiglathpileser who took the inhabitants back to Assyria as captives.

References
1Kings 15:20, 2Kings 15:29, 2Chronicles 16:4

Illyricum
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Immanuel (Emmanuel)
God with us
Strong's #H6005, #G1694

Immanuel is spelled Emmanuel in the KJV New Testament.

References
Isaiah 7:14, 8:8, Matthew 1:23

Immer
Talkative, he hath said
Strong's #H564

Immer was the home to Babylonian Jews who, in the time of the prophets Ezra and Nehemiah, could not prove they were Israelites.

References
Ezra 2:59, Nehemiah 7:61

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Iram
The effusion of them, a high heap
Strong's #H5902

Iram was one of Esau's eleven sons, all of which were called chieftans ("dukes" in the KJV).

References
Genesis 36:40, 1Chronicles 1:51 - 54

Iron
Fearing, fearfulness
Strong's #H3375

Iron was a city given to the tribe of Naphtali as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 19:38

Irpeel
God will heal
Strong's #H3416

Irpeel was a city given to the tribe of Benjamin as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 18:27

Irshemesh
City of the sun, city of the sun god
Strong's #H5905

Irshemesh was a city given to the tribe of Dan as an inheritance in the Promised Land.

References
Joshua 19:41

Isaac
He laughs, laughter
Strong's #H3327

Isaac was the "child of promise" who came into existence when God healed Sarah's womb. He was the only child produced by Abraham and Sarah. God tested Abraham's faith by commanding he sacrifice Isaac (Genesis 22).

Isaac's wife Rebekah, whose womb also required a miraculous healing, bore twin sons named Esau and Jacob. Isaac would ultimately live longer (180 years) than his father Abraham (175) or son Jacob (147).

References
Genesis 17:19 - 21, 21:3 - 12, 22:2 - 9, 24:4 - 67, 25:5 - 28, 26:1 - 35, 27:1 - 46, 28:1 - 13, etc.

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