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IMNA (ĭm'na, Heb. yimnā‘, He [God] keeps off, i.e., defends). The ancestral head of a family of Asher (1Chr.7.35).

IMNAH (ĭm'na, Heb. yimnâh, right hand, or, good fortune)

Son of Asher and founder of a tribal family (Gen.46.17; Num.26.44; 1Chr.7.30).A Levite, father of Kore, in the reign of Hezekiah (2Chr.31.14).

IMNA ĭm’ nə (יִמְנָ֖ע). An Asherite leader (1 Chron 7:35).

IMNAH ĭm’ nə (יִמְנָ֧ה, luck). KJV JIMNAH, jĭm’ ne (Gen 46:17), KJV JIMNA (Num 26:44). 1. A son of Asher (Gen 46:17; Num 26:44). The tribal “Imnites” are found in Numbers 26:44 (KJV “Jimnites”).

2. A Levite; the father of Kore, who lived in Hezekiah’s time (2 Chron 31:14).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

A descendant of Asher (1Ch 7:35).


(1) Eldest son of Asher (Ge 46:17, the King James Version "Jimnah"; Nu 26:44, the King James Version "Jimna"; 1Ch 7:30).

(2) A Levite of Hezekiah’s time (2Ch 31:14).