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From עִמָּנוּ ('imánu, with us) + אֵל (el, God); hence literally “God with us”.

Proper nounEdit

עִמָּנוּאֵל ('imánuelm

  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 notesEdit

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


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