Devouring the people
Ibleam was a city given to the tribe of Isaachar as an inheritance in the Promised Land. It was later claimed by the tribe Manasseh.
Joshua 17:11, Judges 1:27, 2Kings 9:27
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).
Judges 12:8 - 10
No glory, inglorious
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).
1Samuel 4:21, 14:3
Memorial to God
Idalah was a city given to the tribe of Zebulun as an inheritance in the Promised Land.
Timely, his witness
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
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.
Numbers 33:45, Joshua 15:29
Ruins of Abarim, ruins of the passers
Ijeabarim was one of the places, near Moabite territory, where the Israelites stopped to camp during their wilderness wanderings.
Numbers 21:11, 33:44
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.
1Kings 15:20, 2Kings 15:29, 2Chronicles 16:4
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God with us
Strong's #H6005, #G1694
Immanuel is spelled Emmanuel in the King James New Testament. It is another name for Jesus Christ.
Isaiah 7:14, 8:8, Matthew 1:23
Talkative, he hath said
Immer was the home to Babylonian Jews who, in the time of the prophets Ezra and Nehemiah, could not prove they were Israelites.
Ezra 2:59, Nehemiah 7:61
Belonging to a city
Ir, from the tribe of Benjamin, was the father of Huppim and Shuppim.
Ir is one of the shortest personal names in the Bible. Others include Og (Numbers 21:33), Er (Genesis 38:3) and Uz (Genesis 10:23).
The effusion of them, a high heap
Iram was one of Esau's eleven sons, all of which were called chieftans ("dukes" in the King James).
Genesis 36:40, 1Chronicles 1:51 - 54
Iron was a city given to the tribe of Naphtali as an inheritance in the Promised Land.
God will heal
Irpeel was a city given to the tribe of Benjamin as an inheritance in the Promised Land.
City of the sun, city of the sun God
Irshemesh was a city given to the tribe of Dan as an inheritance in the Promised Land.
He laughs, laughter
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).
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.
Jehovah has saved, Jehovah's help
Strong's #H3470, #G2268
The King James New Testament spelling of Isaiah is Esaias (Matthew 3:3, 4:14, 8:17, 12:17, etc.). One of the Bible's major prophets, Isaiah served during the reigns Azariah, Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah. He foretold the coming and suffering of Jesus (Isaiah 52:13 - 53:12).
Jesus began his earthly ministry by quoting Isaiah 61's words related to the Biblical year of Jubilee (Luke 4:16 - 21).
2Kings 19:2 - 20, 20:1 - 19, 2Chronicles 26:22, 32:20, 32, Isaiah 1:1, 2:1, 7:3, 13:1, etc.
Inhabitants (men) of Kerioth
Judas Iscariot was one of Jesus' original twelve disciples. His surname may be a reference to the city of Kerioth that existed within the territory of Judah (Joshua 15:25). Judas betrayed Jesus to the Jewish authorities. The Lord's arrest by the Jews ultimately led to his torture, crucifixion and death.
Matthew 10:4, 26:14, Mark 3:19, 14:10, Luke 6:16, 22:3, John 6:71, 12:4, 13:2, 26, 14:22
Man of shame
Ishbosheth, also called Eshbaal (1Chronicles 8:33, 9:39), was one of King Saul's son. He was the only surviving heir to the throne after his father and three brothers were killed in battle on Mount Gilboa.
Abner, Saul's general, works to make Ishbosheth ruler of all of Israel's tribes (2Samuel 2:8 - 9) except Judah, possibly during a period of five to five and one half years. Ishbosheth ultimately reigns over Israel for two years (verse 10), his reign cut short when two of his captains murder him in bed (4:1 - 7). After his death David is made king over a united Israel.
2Samuel 2:8 - 15, 3:7 - 15, 4:5 - 12
God will hear
At least six people are named Ishmael in the Bible. The first, and most well known, was Abraham's eldest son by Hagar (Sarah's maidservant).
Abraham's son Ishmael grew up to be a "wild man" (Genesis 16:12). He was cast into the wilderness with his mother when he mocked Isaac. God made him into a great nation and gave him twelve sons who were princes of their tribes (Genesis 17:20).
Genesis 16:11 - 16, 17:18 - 26, 25:9 - 17, 28:9, 36:3, 2Kings 25:23, 25, 1Chronicles 1:28 - 31, 8:38, 9:44, 2Chronicles 19:11, 23:1, Ezra 10:22, Jeremiah 40:8 - 16, 41:1 - 18
He will bring a reward, there is recompense
Isaachar was Jacob's (Israel's) ninth son and his fifth through Leah.
Genesis 30:18, 35:23, 46:13, 49:14, Exodus 1:3, Numbers 1:8, 28 - 29, 2:5, 7:18, etc.
Coast of palms
Ithamar was the fourth and youngest son of Aaron the High Priest.
Exodus 6:23, 28:1, 38;21, Leviticus 10:6, 12, 16, Numbers 3:2 - 4, 4:28, 33, 7:8, 26:60, 1Chronicles 6:3, 24:1 - 6, Ezra 8:2
Ithnan was a city given to the tribe of Judah as an inheritance in the Promised Land.
Time of the judge
Ittahkazin was the name of one of Zebulun's border cities.
Past the limits, he will arrange
Ituraea is the King James New Testament spelling of Iturea. It was one of the areas Herod Philip (Philip the Tetrarch) governed when John the Baptist began his public ministry.