a A Levite in Hezekiah's reign, who helped Kore the son of Imnah in caring for and distributing the freewill offerings, the oblations, and the most holy things (II Chron. 31:15). b A priest who returned with Zerubbabel from the Captivity (Neh 12:17, 41).
Meta. Faithfulness, substance, fruitfulness, joy, skill, power to execute, active in the higher thoughts of man's consciousness and bearing fruit in his outer organism and life. There is that in every individual which causes him always to hope for and expect that which is good and true, and his very expectation causes the good to become active in his mind and life; this is one phase of the Miniamin thought, and is suggested by the definitions of the name and the history of the men who bore the name.