עמנואל

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From עִמָּנוּ (imánu, with us) + אֵל (él, G-d); hence literally “G-d is with us”.

Proper noun[edit]

עִמָּנוּאֵל (imanu'élm

  1. A male given name: Immanuel, Emmanuel.
    • Isaiah 7:14:
      [] הִנֵּה הָעַלְמָה הָרָה וְיֹלֶדֶת בֵּן וְקָרָאת שְׁמוֹ עִמָּנוּאֵל׃
      [] hiné ha'almá hará v'yolédet bén v'karát sh'mó imanuél.
      [] Behold, the maiden will become pregnant and bear a son, and she will name him Immanuel.[1]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Some sources for Isaiah 7:14 give the name as two words, עִמָּנוּ אֵל.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hebrew and translation from Rabbi Nosson Scherman (editor) et al., The Tanach, Artscroll Series, second Stone Edition, Mesorah Publications (1997).