Proper masculine noun · From בן (H1121) and ימין (H3225)

From H1121 and H3225; son of (the) right hand; Binjamin, youngest son of Jacob; also the tribe descended from him, and its territory:—Benjamin.


  1. Benjamin = "son of the right hand"
    1. Jacob's and Rachel's youngest son, Joseph's full brother
    2. son of Bilhan, great-grandson of Benjamin
    3. a Benjamite, one of the sons of Harim, in the time of Ezra who had taken a strange wife
    4. the tribe descended from Benjamin, the son of Jacob

Usages (1/4)

Genesis 42:36

And Jacob their father said unto them, Me have ye bereaved of my children: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin away: all these things are against me.

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Exodus 1:3

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Judges 19:14

And they passed on and went their way; and the sun went down upon them when they were by Gibeah, which belongeth to Benjamin.

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