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Father of Aaron, who became head of the priests. The Quran records that John the Baptist's mother, Elizabeth, and her cousin Mary, the mother of Jesus, were daughters of this family. According to tradition, Mary's father was also called Imran, making her mother, Hannah, both a descendant of the house of Imran and the wife of Imran.

Subjects: Islam.

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