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Lexicon :: Strong's H1121 - bēn

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בֵּן
Transliteration
bēn
Pronunciation
bane
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 254

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: בן.

Strong’s Definitions

בֵּן bên, bane; from H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.):—afflicted, age, (Ahoh-) (Ammon-) (Hachmon-) (Lev-) ite, (anoint-) ed one, appointed to, (+) arrow, (Assyr-) (Babylon-) (Egypt-) (Grec-) ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, + (young) bullock, + (young) calf, × came up in, child, colt, × common, × corn, daughter, × of first, firstborn, foal, + very fruitful, + postage, × in, + kid, + lamb, (+) man, meet, + mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, rebel, + robber, × servant born, × soldier, son, + spark, steward, + stranger, × surely, them of, + tumultuous one, valiant(-est), whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4,906x

The KJV translates Strong's H1121 in the following manner: son (2,978x), children (1,568x), old (135x), first (51x), man (20x), young (18x), young (with H1241) (17x), child (10x), stranger (10x), people (5x), miscellaneous (92x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4,906x
The KJV translates Strong's H1121 in the following manner: son (2,978x), children (1,568x), old (135x), first (51x), man (20x), young (18x), young (with H1241) (17x), child (10x), stranger (10x), people (5x), miscellaneous (92x).
  1. son, grandson, child, member of a group

    1. son, male child

    2. grandson

    3. children (pl. - male and female)

    4. youth, young men (pl.)

    5. young (of animals)

    6. sons (as characterisation, i.e. sons of injustice [for un- righteous men] or sons of God [for angels]

    7. people (of a nation) (pl.)

    8. of lifeless things, i.e. sparks, stars, arrows (fig.)

    9. a member of a guild, order, class

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בֵּן bên, bane; from H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.):—afflicted, age, (Ahoh-) (Ammon-) (Hachmon-) (Lev-) ite, (anoint-) ed one, appointed to, (+) arrow, (Assyr-) (Babylon-) (Egypt-) (Grec-) ian, one born, bough, branch, breed, + (young) bullock, + (young) calf, × came up in, child, colt, × common, × corn, daughter, × of first, firstborn, foal, + very fruitful, + postage, × in, + kid, + lamb, (+) man, meet, + mighty, + nephew, old, (+) people, rebel, + robber, × servant born, × soldier, son, + spark, steward, + stranger, × surely, them of, + tumultuous one, valiant(-est), whelp, worthy, young (one), youth.
STRONGS H1121:
בֵּן 4870 noun masculine son (MI Phoenician בן; so Sabean CISiv. No. 2, compare בני DHMSemitic Sprachforsch. 6; Arabic اِبْنً; Assyrian bin(u), LyonSargon 9, 1. 57; especially in bin-bin, grandson COTGloss, compare Dl below; Aramaic בַּר, Rfb, plural בְּנִין, Nycnb; compare Palmyrene, especially VogNo. 21. 31. 36a and others; possibly originally connected with בנה build, so Thes, compare Assyrian bânu, begetter (DlPr 104 & compare BaZMG 1887, 638 ff.); but all traces of this √ lost in Hebrew form; √ perhaps originally bilit (בִּן, בֵּן) *בַּן see Sta§ 183) — absolute בּ׳ Genesis 4:25 +; בֵּֽן־ Ezekiel 18:10; construct בֵּן Genesis 49:22 (twice in verse); בֶּן־ Genesis 5:32 +; בֶּן Esther 2:5; Nehemiah 6:18, & with prefix Genesis 17:17; Numbers 8:25; 1 Chronicles 27:23; 2 Chronicles 25:5; 31:16, 17; בְּנוֺ Numbers 23:18; Numbers 24:3, 15; בְּנִי Genesis 49:11; בִּן Deuteronomy 25:2; בִּן־ Exodus 33:11 + 32 times (29 times in combination בִּן־נוּן (ישׁוע, הושׁע) יהושׁע); suffix בְּנִי Genesis 21:10 +; בִּנְךָ Exodus 20:10 +; לִבֱנ֑ךָ Deuteronomy 7:3; 1 Kings 11:13; בְּנֵךְ Genesis 30:14 +; בְּנוֺ Genesis 4:17 +; בְּנָהּ Genesis 21:10 +; plural בָּנִים Genesis 3:16 +; construct בְּנֵי Genesis 6:2 +; suffix בָּנַי Genesis 31:43 +; בָּנֵינוּ Joshua 22:25 +; בְּנֵיכֶם Exodus 3:22 +, etc.; —
1. son, male child, born of a woman Genesis 4:25; Genesis 16:11, 15; Genesis 17:19 compare Genesis 17:16; Genesis 18:10, 14; Genesis 19:37, 38בֶּן־בִּטְנָהּ Isaiah 49:15; begotten by a man Genesis 5:4f; Genesis 5:28; Genesis 6:10; Genesis 11:11f. + often; || (בָּנוֺת) בַּת daughter Genesis 5:4, 7, 10f. Genesis 11:11, 13, 15f; Exodus 20:10; Deuteronomy 5:14; Deuteronomy 16:11; Deuteronomy 16:14; 1 Samuel 30:3; 1 Samuel 30:6; Job 1:2; Job 42:13 +; of son as desired Genesis 30:2 (compare Genesis 15:2; Genesis 16:2; Genesis 17:17; Genesis 18:10f.; 1 Samuel 1:5-11) 2 Kings 4:14, 28; Psalm 127:3 +; rejoiced in Genesis 30:6 +; beloved Exodus 21:5; 2 Samuel 19:1; 2 Samuel 19:3; 2 Samuel 19:5; 1 Kings 3:26; cared for Deuteronomy 1:31; spared Malachi 3:17; disciplined & trained Deuteronomy 8:5; Proverbs 3:12; Proverbs 13:24; Proverbs 19:18; Proverbs 29:17; owing reverence, obedience, etc. to parents Proverbs 6:20; Proverbs 10:1; Proverbs 13:1; בִּנְךָ בְּכוֺרְךָ thy first-born son Genesis 27:32; הַבֵּן הַבְּכֹר Deuteronomy 21:15 compare 1 Samuel 8:2; בְּנָהּ הַגָּדֹל her elder son Genesis 27:15, 42; בְּנוֺ הַגָּדֹל Genesis 27:1; בְּנָהּ הַקָּטָן her younger son Genesis 27:15, 42. In particular
a. בֶּן־אִמּוֺ son of his mother, i.e. own (uterine) brother Genesis 43:29, compare Genesis 27:29; Judges 8:19; Psalm 50:20; Psalm 69:9, & see אֵם; בְּנֵי אָבִיךָ sons of thy father = brethren Genesis 49:8 (poetry).
†b. בְּנֵי דֹדֵיהֶן = cousins Numbers 36:11.
c. בְּנִי my son, as term of kindliness or endearment, used by Eli to Samuel 1 Samuel 3:6, 16; compare 1 Samuel 4:16; 1 Samuel 24:17; 1 Samuel 26:17, 21, 25, see also Proverbs 1:8, 10; Proverbs 2:1 +; compare בִּנְךָ, used by Benhadad of himself to Elisha 2 Kings 8:9; by Ahaz to Tiglath-pileser 2 Kings 16:7; especially to express intimate and gracious relation with God: י׳ calls Israel בְּנִי בְכֹרִי Exodus 4:22 compare Exodus 4:23; Hosea 11:1, see also Psalm 80:16 (but compare Che); בָּנִים אַתֶּם ליהוה אלהיכם Deuteronomy 14:1; בְּנֵי עֶלְיוֺן Psalm 82:6 (|| אלהים); בְּנֵי אֵל־חָ֑י Hosea 2:1; compare further Deuteronomy 32:5 (plural) Deuteronomy 32:20 (plural) Isaiah 1:2, 4; Isaiah 30:1, 9; Jeremiah 3:14, 22; Jeremiah 4:22; Jeremiah 31:20; of future Davidic king 2 Samuel 7:14 = 1 Chronicles 17:13 compare Psalm 2:7; expressly referred to Solomon 1 Chronicles 22:10; 1 Chronicles 28:6; also of children (offered in fire) Ezekiel 16:21.
d. בְּנֵי האלהים applied to supernatural beings Genesis 6:2, 4; Job 1:6; Job 2:1; בְּנֵי אלהים Job 38:7; בְּנֵי אֵלִים Psalm 29:1 (on which compare Che's note) Psalm 89:7.
e. בֶּן־אָדָם son of man, compare בְּנֵי א׳, see אָדָם; בְּנֵי אִישׁ Psalm 4:3 & (|| בני אדם) Psalm 49:3; Psalm 62:10.
†f. בֶּן־בִּנְךָ = thy grandson Exodus 10:2; Deuteronomy 6:2; Judges 8:22 compare Jeremiah 27:7; plural Exodus 34:7; Deuteronomy 4:9; Deuteronomy 4:25; Judges 12:14; 2 Kings 17:41; 2 Chronicles 8:40; Job 42:16; Psalm 128:6; Proverbs 13:22; Proverbs 17:6; Ezekiel 37:25; also בֵּן alone with similar reference Genesis 29:5 (Laban son of Nahor); Laban calls his daughters' children his own sons Genesis 31:28, 43; compare Genesis 32:1 [Genesis 31:55; so of Naomi Ruth 4:17; בְּנֵי רְבִעִים 2 Kings 10:30 sons of the fourth generation, and, in general, descendants Joshua 22:24, 25, 27 +; see also below i. below.
g. constantly, as more precise designation, added to personal name כָּלֵב בֶּן־יְפֻנֶּה Numbers 14:30; Numbers 32:12; Numbers 34:19 +; יְהוֺשֻׁעַ בִּן־נוּן Numbers 11:28; Numbers 14:30; Numbers 32:12, 28; Numbers 34:17 +; יָרָבְעָם בֶּן־נְבָט 1 Kings 12:2, 15 +, etc.; also without personal name (often with implication of contempt) בֶּן־קִישׁ 1 Samuel 10:11; בֶּן־יִשַׁי 1 Samuel 20:27, 30, 31; 1 Samuel 22:7, 8, 9, 13; 1 Samuel 25:10; 2 Samuel 20:1; בְּנֵי צְרוּיָה 2 Samuel 16:10; בֶּן־רְמַלְיָהוּ Isaiah 7:4, 5, 9; Isaiah 8:16; בֶּן־טָֽבְאַ֑ל Isaiah 7:6; compare also בְּנֵי לֵוִי Numbers 16:7, 8.
h. designated as בֶּן־זְקֻנִים i.e. born in old age of father Genesis 37:3; opposed to בְּנֵי הַנְּעוּרִים sons of one's youth Psalm 127:4; also בֶּן־בֵּיתִי one born in my house Genesis 15:3 (i.e. slave) so בְּנֵי בַיִת Ecclesiastes 2:7.
i. in various combinations:
(α) as expression of contumely, בֶּן־ נַעֲוַת הַמַּרְדּוּת 1 Samuel 20:30; בֶּן־הַמְּרַצֵּחַ הַזֶּה 2 Kings 6:32 this son of a murderer; compare בְּנֵי־נָבָל Job 30:8; בְּנֵי בְלִי־שֵׁם ib.; בְּנֵי עֹנֲַנָה Isaiah 57:3 (|| זֶרַע מְנָאֵף); compare בֶּן־אִשָּׁה אַחֶרֶת Judges 11:2 (compare Judges 11:1);
(β) as term of respect, dignity, בֶּן־חוֺרִים son of nobles Ecclesiastes 10:17 (in Aramaic = free born); בֶּן־חֲכָמִים Isaiah 19:11; בֶּן־מַלְכֵי־קֶדֶם ib.; compare בֶּן־מֶלֶךְ Psalm 72:1 (|| מֶלֶךְ); בֶּן־אֲמָתֶ֑ךָ Psalm 86:16 in addressing י׳ (|| עַבְדֶּ֑ךָ) & בְּנֵי־עֲבָדֶיךָ Psalm 102:29; of noble appearance בְּנֵי הַמֶּלֶךְ Judges 8:18.
j. often plural with name of ancestor, people, land, or city, to denote descendants, inhabitants, membership in a nation or family, etc.:
(α) e.g. בְּנֵי־עֵבֶר Genesis 10:21; בְּנֵי־חֵת Genesis 23:3, 5, 7, 10 (twice in verse); Genesis 23:11, 16, 18, 20; Genesis 25:10; Genesis 49:32 (all P); (בְּנֵי־שֵׁת Numbers 24:17 see below 8); בְּנֵי־חֲמוֺר Genesis 33:19; Joshua 24:32; בְּנֵי עֵשָׂו Genesis 36:5, 15, 19; Deuteronomy 2:4, 8, 12, 22, 29; בְּנֵי שֵׂעִיר Genesis 36:20, 21; בֶּן־(בני)הִנֹּם Joshua 15:8 + (compare below גַּיְא); בְּנֵי לוֺט Deuteronomy 2:9, 19; Psalm 83:9; בְּנֵי־יוֺסֵף (literal Genesis 46:27; Genesis 48:8; 1 Chronicles 5:1) Numbers 1:32; Numbers 26:28, 37; Numbers 34:23; Numbers 36:5 (י׳ מַטֵּה ב׳) + 6 times Joshua, compare Psalm 77:16; even בְּנֵי חֲצִי שֵׁבֶט מְנַשֶּׁה 1 Chronicles 5:23; בְּנֵי דָוַיד (literal 2 Samuel 8:18 = 1 Chronicles 18:17; 1 Chronicles 3:1, 9) 2 Chronicles 13:8; 23:3; 32:33; בְּנֵי אָסָף 2 Chronicles 29:13; Ezra 2:41; Ezra 3:8 + (see H623 אָסָף); בְּנֵי קֹרַח in titles of Psalm 42-49, 84, 85, 87, 88; especially
(β) בְּנֵי־עַמּוֺן (standing designation of people of Ammon) Genesis 19:38 + 81 times (compare עַמּוֺן & NöZMG 1886, 171 DrSm 66); בְּנֵי יַעֲקֹב (literal Genesis 34:7, 13, 25, 27; Genesis 35:5, 22, 26; Genesis 49:2) 2 Kings 17:34; Psalm 105:6; Malachi 3:6 compare Psalm 77:16; & chiefly
(γ) בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל (literal Genesis 42:5; Genesis 45:21; Genesis 46:5; Exodus 1:1) Exodus 1:7 + 613 times, including Hexateuch + 427 (of which + 328 P, + 49 E, + 25 J, + 25 D), Judges + 61, Samuel Kings Chronicles + 73 (23 in reference to ancient history, + 10 in opposition to Judah); so also Vrss & variant reading sometimes for בֵּית יִשׂ׳, e.g. Joshua 21:43 + see Di, Ezekiel 3:1 + see Co; also the reverse Ezekiel 2:3 and elsewhere; note especially יִשְׂרָאֵל עַם בּ׳ Exodus 1:9; יִשְׂרָאֵל עַמִּי בּ׳ Exodus 3:10; Exodus 7:4; עֲדַת בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל Exodus 16:1, 2, 9, 10; Exodus 17:1; Leviticus 16:5; Leviticus 19:2; Numbers 1:2, 53; Numbers 8:9, 20; Numbers 13:26; Numbers 15:25, 26; Numbers 17:6; Numbers 19:9; Numbers 25:6; Numbers 26:2; Numbers 31:12 (all P); יִשׂ׳ דֹּרוֺת ב׳ Judges 3:2; וְכָל־הָעָם יִשׂ׳ כָּל־ב׳ Judges 20:26; וּבְּנֵי הַלֵּוִי יִשׂ׳ ב׳ Nehemiah 10:40; also
(δ) בְּנֵי יְהוּדָה (literal Genesis 46:12; Genesis 26:19; 1 Chronicles 2:3, 10; 1 Chronicles 4:1) Numbers 1:26 + 18 times Numbers, Joshua, Judges 1:8, 9, 16 (so read also Judges 1:21; Judges 1:21 compare Joshua 15:53 & see below H1144 בנימן) 2 Samuel 1:18; 1 Chronicles 4:27 + 8 times Chronicles, Jeremiah 7:30 + 4 times Jeremiah; Hosea 2:2; Joel 4:6; Joel 4:8; Joel 4:19; Obadiah 12 (not in Kings, of Judah or of any other tribe, except בְּנֵי לֵוִי 1 Kings 12:31) including מַטֵּה בְּנֵי יהוּדָה Joshua 15:1, 20, 21; Joshua 21:1; 1 Chronicles 6:50; for usage with other tribes of Israel, see the articles; — but note
(ε) † בְּנֵי לֵוִי (literal Genesis 46:11; Exodus 6:16; Numbers 3:17; 1 Chronicles 5:27; 1 Chronicles 6:1; compare 1 Chronicles 23:6) Exodus 32:28; Numbers 3:15; Numbers 16:7, 8; Numbers 18:21; Joshua 21:10 (as including sons of Aaron etc.); כָּל־בְּנֵי לֵוִי Exodus 32:26; ל׳ כָּל־אַחֶיךָ ב׳ Numbers 16:10; ל׳ הַכֹּהֲנִים ב׳ Deuteronomy 21:5; Deuteronomy 31:9 compare 1 Kings 12:31 & Malachi 3:8; 1 Chronicles 23:24, 27; 1 Chronicles 24:20; Ezra 8:15 (distinguished from priests) Nehemiah 12:23; Ezekiel 40:46 (including בְּנֵי צָדוֺק the priests); also ל׳ מַחֲנוֺת ב׳ 1 Chronicles 9:18; בְּנֵי הַלֵּוִי 1 Chronicles 12:27; Nehemiah 10:40; בְּנֵי הַלְּוִיִם 1 Chronicles 15:15; 1 Chronicles 24:30 (compare also לֵוִי);
(ζ) בְּנֵי אַהֲרֹן (literal Exodus 28:1, 40; 1 Chronicles 5:29; 1 Chronicles 24:1; often Aaron and his sons literal Exodus 27:21; Exodus 28:1, 4 +) Leviticus 3:5, 8, 13; Leviticus 6:7; Leviticus 6:11; Leviticus 7:10; Leviticus 7:83; Joshua 21:10; 1 Chronicles 6:35; 1 Chronicles 6:39; 1 Chronicles 6:42; 1 Chronicles 15:4 (+ Levites) 1 Chronicles 24:1; 1 Chronicles 24:31; Nehemiah 12:47; also הַכֹּהֲנִים בְּנֵי א׳ Leviticus 1:5, 8, 11; Leviticus 2:2; Leviticus 3:2; Numbers 3:8; Numbers 10:8 & Joshua 21:19; 2 Chronicles 31:19; compare 2 Chronicles 26:18; 29:21; 35:14 (twice in verse); בְּנֵי אַהֲרֹן הַכֹּהֵן Leviticus 1:7; Joshua 21:4 (as subdivision of Levites) Joshua 21:13 compare Leviticus 7:34; אֶת־כֹּהֲנֵי יהוה אֶת־בְּנֵי אַהֲרֹן וְהַלְּוִּיִּם 2 Chronicles 13:9 compare 2 Chronicles 13:10; once in singular הַכֹּהֵן בֶּן־אַהֲרֹן Nehemiah 10:39; see also below H175 אַהֲרֹן;
(η) † בְּנֵי צָדוֺק Ezekiel 40:26, 44:15 הכהנים הלוים בני צדוק; Ezekiel 48:11 הכהנים הַמְֿקֻדָּשׁ מנגי צדוק (Greek Version of the LXX Sm Co join מ of מבני to preceding word, making plural);
(θ) בְּנֵי with names of peoples, lands, and cities, בְּנֵי כֻּשִׁיִּים Amos 9:7; בְּנֵי מִצְרַיִם Ezekiel 16:26; בְּנֵי אַשּׁוּר Ezekiel 16:28; Ezekiel 23:7, 9, 12, 23; אֶדֶץ הַבְּרִית ב׳ Ezekiel 30:5 (Co strike out ארץ); בָּבֶל ב׳ Ezekiel 23:15. Ezekiel 23:17, 28; יְרוּשָׁלַם ב׳ Joel 4:6; צִיּוֺן ב׳ Joel 2:23; Lamentations 4:2; Psalm 149:2 (compare Zechariah 9:13). See further
(ι) בְּנֵי עַמֶּ֑ךָ Leviticus 19:18; compare Leviticus 20:17; Numbers 22:5; Judges 14:16, 17; Ezekiel 3:11; Ezekiel 33:2, 12, 17, 30; Ezekiel 37:18; Daniel 12:1 בְּנֵי פָּרִיצֵי עַמְּךָ Daniel 11:14;
(κ) קֶבֶר בְּנֵי הָעָם 2 Kings 23:6; 2 Chronicles 35:5, 7, 12; קִבְרֵי בְּנֵי הָעָם Jeremiah 26:23;
† (μ) בְּנֵי הַמְּדִינָה Ezra 2:1 = Nehemiah 7:6;
(ν) of bulls, בְּנֵי בָשָׁן Deuteronomy 32:14 (song) compare KloSK 1872. 254 Di.
2. children (male and female) Genesis 3:16; Genesis 21:7; Exodus 21:5; Exodus 22:23; hence בְּנֵי מְנַשֶּׁה הַזְכָּרִים Joshua 17:2 male children, בֵּן זָכָר Jeremiah 20:15.
3. youth, young men (plural) Proverbs 7:7; Songs 2:3.
4. the young of animals Leviticus 22:28 (שׁוֺר אוֺ שֶׂה) compare Deuteronomy 22:6, 7; 1 Samuel 6:7, 10; Zechariah 9:9; Job 4:11; Job 28:8; Job 39:4, 16; — בֶּן־בָּקָר etc. see below 7b below.
5. of plant-shoots פֹּרָת בֵּן Genesis 49:22 (twice in verse); also בֵּן Psalm 80:16 ? (|| כַּנָּה; see Chetransl. & critical note)
6. figurative of lifeless things, בְּנֵי רֶשֶׁף sparks Job 5:7; stars עַיִשׁ עַל־בָּנֶיהָ Job 38:32; arrows בֶּן־קָ֑שֶׁת Job 41:2; בְּנֵי אַשְׁפָּתוֹ Lamentations 3:13; compare בֶּן־גָּרְנִי i.e. corn of my threshing-floor Isaiah 21:10.
7.
a. member of a guild, order or class, † בְּנֵי הַנְּבִיאִים i.e. those belonging to the prophetic order 1 Kings 20:35; 2 Kings 2:3, 5, 7, 15; 2 Kings 4:1, 38 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 5:22; 2 Kings 6:1; 2 Kings 9:1 (Hoffm RSProph, 85, 388, Ki 15 f.; ZehnpfBAS i, 355 compare Assyrian mâr šipri (šiprâtum), son of a messenger = messenger, and explains from the son's succeeding to father's calling) & בֶּן־נָבִיא Amos 7:14; probably also בְּנֵי הַכֹּהֲנִים 1 Chronicles 9:30; Ezra 2:61; Ezra 10:18; בְּנֵי הַשֹּׁעֲרִים Ezra 2:42; compare בְּנֵי הַגְּדוּד 2 Chronicles 25:13 men of the troop, see Palmyrene בנישירתא men of the caravan VogNo, 4 and others; also בְּנֵי הַגּוֺלָה = exiles Ezra 4:1; Ezra 6:19, 20; Ezra 8:35; Ezra 10:7, 16 (see H1473 גולה): further, in בֶּן־נֵכָר = foreigner (only P, poetry, & late) Genesis 17:12, 27; Exodus 12:43; Leviticus 22:25; Ezekiel 44:9 (twice in verse); ־הַנּ׳ ב׳ Isaiah 56:3; בְּנֵיִ־נֵכָר 2 Samuel 22:45, 46 = Psalm 18:45; Psalm 18:46; Nehemiah 9:2; Isaiah 60:10; Isaiah 61:5; Isaiah 62:8; Ezekiel 44:7; Psalm 144:7; Psalm 144:11, בְּנֵי־הַנּ׳ Isaiah 56:6; also בְּנֵי הַתּוֺשָׁבִּים הַגָּרִים עִמָּכֶם Leviticus 25:4, 5.
b. of animals, בֶּן־בָּקָר son of (the) herd, i.e. young one of the herd, בָּקָר וּבְנֵי בָקָר 1 Samuel 14:32 compare עֵגֶל בֶּן־בָּקָר Leviticus 9:2 (P); then, in general, one of the herd: fit for food Genesis 18:7, 8 (J), for sacrifice Numbers 15:8, 9 (P); בן־הַב׳ only Leviticus 12:6 (P); especially פַּר בֶּן־בָּקָר Exodus 29:1; Leviticus 4:3, 14; Leviticus 16:3; Leviticus 23:18; Numbers 7:15 + 16 times Numbers (all P) + 2 Chronicles 13:9; Ezekiel 43:19, 23, 25; Ezekiel 45:18; Ezekiel 46:6; פָּרִים בְּנֵי בָּקָר Numbers 28:11, 19, 27; Numbers 29:13, 17 (P); also בְּנִי אֲתֹנוֺ Genesis 49:11 (poem, J; || עִירֹה); בְּנֵי־צֹאן Psalm 114:4; Psalm 114:6; בֶּן־רְאֵמִים Psalm 29:6; בְָּנֵי הָרַמָּכִים Esther 8:10; בְּנֵי (הַ)יּוֺנָה Leviticus 1:14 + 7 times Lev + Numbers 6:10 compare בֶּן־יוֺנָה Leviticus 12:6 (all P); בְּנֵי־ נָ֑שֶׁר Proverbs 30:17; בְּנֵי עֹרֵב Psalm 147:9.
8. ב׳ as relative noun followed by word of quality, characteristic, etc. especially
† (α) בֶּן־(בני)חַיִל = mighty man 1 Samuel 14:52; 1 Samuel 18:17; 2 Samuel 2:7; 2 Samuel 13:28; 2 Samuel 17:10 (twice in verse); 1 Kings 1:52 + 7 times Chronicles; אֲנָשִׁים בני ח׳ Judges 18:2; 2 Kings 2:16; אֶלֶף אִישׁ מִבְּנֵי הֶחָ֑יִל Judges 21:10;
† (β) בְּנֵי עַוְלָה wicked men 2 Samuel 3:34; 2 Samuel 7:10; 1 Chronicles 17:9; Hosea 10:9; בֶּן־ע׳ Psalm 89:23 (for בני בליעל see H1100 בליעל);
† (γ) בְּנֵי מֶ֑רִי rebels Numbers 17:25 (compare בַּיִת);
† (δ) בְּנֵי הַתַּעֲרֻבוֺת sons of pledges = hostages 2 Kings 14:14 2 Chronicles 25:24;
† (ε) בְּנֵי מָוֶת i.e. those deserving of death 1 Samuel 26:16; so בֶּן־מות 2 Samuel 12:5; בְּנֵי תְמוּתָה appointed or exposed to death Psalm 79:11; Psalm 102:21; compare
† (ζ) בִּן הַכּוֺת one worthy of smiting Deuteronomy 25:2;
† (η) בְּנֵי עֹ֑נִי Proverbs 31:5;
† (θ) בְּנֵי חֲלוֺף Proverbs 31:8;
† (ι) בְּנֵי שָׁאוֺן Jeremiah 48:45 = tumultuous ones; so also (= שֵׁאת) בְּנֵי שֵׁת Numbers 24:17 compare RV Di and others;
† (κ) כְּנֵי הַיִּצְהָר Zechariah 4:14 i.e. anointed ones;
† (λ) בֶּן־מֶשֶׁק Genesis 15:2 son of possession, i.e. heir;
† (μ) הֵילֵל בֶּן־שָׁ֑חַר Isaiah 14:12 son of dawn;
† (ν) of animals בְּנֵיִ שָׁ֑הַץ i.e. proud beasts Job 28:8; Job 41:26;
(ξ) of Jonah's gourd בִּן־לַיְלָה Jonah 4:10 (twice in verse);
† (ο) of a fertile hill קֶרֶן בֶּן־שֶׁמֶן Isaiah 5:1.
9. noun relative of age:
a. of men, וַיְהִי נֹחַ בֶּן־הֲמֵשׁ מֵאוֺת שָׁנָה Genesis 5:32; compare Genesis 7:6 + 71 times P; Genesis 50:26; Joshua 14:7. Joshua 14:10; Joshua 24:29 (all E); Numbers 32:11 (J), Deuteronomy 31:2; also Judges 2:8; 1 Samuel 4:15; 2 Samuel 4:4; 2 Samuel 19:33; 2 Samuel 19:36; 1 Chronicles 2:21; 1 Chronicles 23:3, 24, 27; 1 Chronicles 27:3; 2 Chronicles 24:15; 25:5; 31:16, 17; Ezra 3:8; Isaiah 65:20 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 52:1; + 41 times Samuel Kings Chronicles, of kings of accession; note especially (included in above) the phrase מִבֶּן עֶשְׂרִים שָׁנָה וָמָ֑עְלָה Exodus 30:14; Exodus 38:26; Numbers 1:3 + 21 times Numbers 1-3 + Numbers 26:2, 4; Numbers 32:11; 1 Chronicles 23:24, 27; 2 Chronicles 25:5; Ezra 3:8; compare Leviticus 27:7; Numbers 8:24; Numbers 26:62; 1 Chronicles 23:3 & without מעלה Numbers 8:25; Numbers 18:16; also מִבֶּן עשׂרים שׁנה וְעַד בֶּן־שִׁשִּׁים שָׁנָה Leviticus 27:3 compare Leviticus 27:5; Leviticus 27:6; מִבֶּן שׁלשׁים שׁנה ומעלה ועד בן־חמשׁים שׁנה Numbers 4:3 (twice in verse) + 12 times Numbers 4; מבּן שׁלושׁ שׁנים וּלְמַ֫עְלָה 2 Chronicles 31:16 compare 2 Chronicles 31:17; & לְמִבֶּן עשׂרים שׁנה וּלְמָ֑טָּה 1 Chronicles 27:23.
b. of animals, (Hexateuch all P, including H) בֶּן־שָׁנָה Exodus 12:5; Exodus 29:38; Leviticus 9:3; Leviticus 23:18, 19; Numbers 7:17 + 28 times Numbers 7, 28, 29; also Micah 6:6; בֶּן־שְׁנָתוֺ Leviticus 12:6; Leviticus 23:12; Numbers 6:12, 14 + 12 times Numbers 7; also Ezekiel 46:13.
Note.בן appears perhaps abbreviated as בּ in a few compound proper names; see H920 בִּדְקַר (= בֶּן־דקר ?), בִּלְשָׁן, בִּמְהָל, בַּעֲלִיס, בַּעֲנָה, בִּרְשַׁע, בִּשְׁלָם (so MV after Schol. Hamâsa3ed. Freytag; Röde libr, hist, interpr, Arab, 20, 21; but this is very uncertain, compare Ol§ 227 b, p. 613). — On Lag's explanation of אבי in some proper names as for אבן = בן compare LagBN 75 & see אבינר p. 4, etc., but this is dubious.

בְּנוֺ 1 Chronicles 24:26, 27 as proper name, masculine in AV RV, but render: the sons of Jaaziah his son, & the sons of Merari by Jaaziah his son, compare VB & Be Öttli.
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Genesis

3:16; 3:16; 4:17; 4:25; 4:25; 5:4; 5:4; 5:7; 5:10; 5:28; 5:32; 5:32; 6:2; 6:2; 6:4; 6:10; 7:6; 10:21; 11:11; 11:11; 11:13; 11:15; 15:2; 15:2; 15:3; 16:2; 16:11; 16:15; 17:12; 17:16; 17:17; 17:17; 17:19; 17:27; 18:7; 18:8; 18:10; 18:10; 18:14; 19:37; 19:38; 19:38; 21:7; 21:10; 21:10; 23:3; 23:5; 23:7; 23:10; 23:11; 23:16; 23:18; 23:20; 25:10; 26:19; 27:1; 27:15; 27:15; 27:29; 27:32; 27:42; 27:42; 29:1; 29:5; 30:2; 30:6; 30:14; 31:28; 31:43; 31:43; 31:55; 33:19; 34:7; 34:13; 34:25; 34:27; 35:5; 35:22; 35:26; 36:5; 36:15; 36:19; 36:20; 36:21; 37:3; 42:5; 43:29; 45:21; 46:5; 46:11; 46:12; 46:27; 48:8; 49:2; 49:8; 49:11; 49:11; 49:22; 49:22; 49:32; 50:26

Exodus

1:1; 1:7; 1:9; 3:10; 3:22; 4:22; 4:23; 6:16; 7:4; 10:2; 12:5; 12:43; 16:1; 16:2; 16:9; 16:10; 17:1; 20:10; 20:10; 21:5; 21:5; 22:23; 27:21; 28:1; 28:1; 28:4; 28:40; 29:1; 29:38; 30:14; 32:26; 32:28; 33:11; 34:7; 38:26

Leviticus

1:5; 1:7; 1:8; 1:11; 1:14; 2:2; 3:2; 3:5; 3:8; 3:13; 4:3; 4:14; 6:7; 6:11; 7:10; 7:34; 9:2; 9:3; 12:6; 12:6; 12:6; 16:3; 16:5; 19:2; 19:18; 20:17; 22:25; 22:28; 23:12; 23:18; 23:18; 23:19; 25:4; 25:5; 27:3; 27:5; 27:6; 27:7

Numbers

1; 1:2; 1:3; 1:26; 1:32; 1:53; 2; 3; 3:8; 3:15; 3:17; 4; 4:3; 6:10; 6:12; 6:14; 7; 7; 7:15; 7:17; 7:28; 7:29; 8:9; 8:20; 8:24; 8:25; 8:25; 10:8; 11:28; 13:26; 14:30; 14:30; 15:8; 15:9; 15:25; 15:26; 16:7; 16:7; 16:8; 16:8; 16:10; 17:6; 18:16; 18:21; 19:9; 22:5; 23:18; 24:3; 24:15; 24:17; 24:17; 25:6; 26:2; 26:2; 26:4; 26:28; 26:37; 26:62; 28:11; 28:19; 28:27; 29:13; 29:17; 31:12; 32:11; 32:11; 32:12; 32:12; 32:28; 34:17; 34:19; 34:23; 36:5; 36:11

Deuteronomy

1:31; 2:4; 2:8; 2:9; 2:12; 2:19; 2:22; 2:29; 4:9; 4:25; 5:14; 6:2; 7:3; 8:5; 14:1; 16:11; 16:14; 21:5; 21:15; 22:6; 22:7; 25:2; 25:2; 31:2; 31:9; 32:5; 32:14; 32:20

Joshua

14:7; 14:10; 15:1; 15:8; 15:20; 15:21; 15:53; 17:2; 21:1; 21:4; 21:10; 21:10; 21:13; 21:19; 21:43; 22:24; 22:25; 22:25; 22:27; 24:29; 24:32

Judges

1:8; 1:9; 1:16; 1:21; 1:21; 2:8; 3:2; 7:12; 8:10; 8:18; 8:19; 8:22; 11:1; 11:2; 12:14; 14:16; 14:17; 18:2; 20:26; 21:10

Ruth

4:17

1 Samuel

1:5; 1:6; 1:7; 1:8; 1:9; 1:10; 1:11; 3:6; 3:16; 4:15; 4:16; 6:7; 6:10; 8:2; 10:11; 14:32; 14:52; 18:17; 20:27; 20:30; 20:30; 20:31; 22:7; 22:8; 22:9; 22:13; 24:17; 25:10; 26:16; 26:17; 26:21; 26:25; 30:3; 30:6

2 Samuel

1:18; 2:7; 3:34; 4:4; 7:10; 7:14; 8:18; 12:5; 13:28; 16:10; 17:10; 19:1; 19:3; 19:5; 19:33; 19:36; 20:1; 22:45; 22:46

1 Kings

1:52; 3:26; 5:10; 11:13; 12:2; 12:15; 12:31; 12:31; 20:35

2 Kings

2:3; 2:5; 2:7; 2:15; 2:16; 4:1; 4:14; 4:28; 4:38; 5:22; 6:1; 6:32; 8:9; 9:1; 10:30; 14:14; 16:7; 17:34; 17:41; 23:6

1 Chronicles

2:3; 2:10; 2:21; 3:1; 3:9; 4:1; 4:27; 5:1; 5:23; 6:1; 6:35; 6:39; 6:42; 6:50; 9:18; 9:30; 12:27; 15:4; 15:15; 17:9; 17:13; 18:17; 22:10; 23:3; 23:3; 23:6; 23:24; 23:24; 23:24; 23:27; 23:27; 23:27; 24:1; 24:1; 24:20; 24:26; 24:27; 24:30; 24:31; 27:3; 27:23; 27:23; 28:6

2 Chronicles

13:8; 13:9; 13:9; 13:10; 23:3; 24:15; 25:5; 25:5; 25:5; 25:13; 25:24; 26:18; 29:13; 29:21; 31:16; 31:16; 31:16; 31:17; 31:17; 31:17; 31:19; 32:33; 35:5; 35:7; 35:12; 35:14

Ezra

2:1; 2:41; 2:42; 2:61; 3:8; 3:8; 3:8; 4:1; 6:19; 6:20; 8:15; 8:35; 10:7; 10:16; 10:18

Nehemiah

6:18; 7:6; 9:2; 10:39; 12:23; 12:47

Esther

2:5; 8:10

Job

1:2; 1:3; 1:6; 2:1; 4:11; 5:7; 28:8; 28:8; 30:8; 38:7; 38:32; 39:4; 39:16; 41:2; 41:26; 42:13; 42:16

Psalms

2:7; 4:3; 18:45; 18:46; 29:1; 29:6; 49:3; 50:20; 62:10; 69:9; 72:1; 77:16; 77:16; 79:11; 80:16; 80:16; 82:6; 83:9; 86:16; 89:7; 89:23; 102:21; 105:6; 114:4; 114:6; 127:3; 127:4; 128:6; 144:7; 144:11; 147:9; 149:2

Proverbs

1:8; 1:10; 2:1; 3:12; 6:20; 7:7; 10:1; 13:1; 13:22; 13:24; 17:6; 19:18; 29:17; 30:17; 31:5; 31:8

Ecclesiastes

2:7; 10:17

Song of Songs

2:3

Isaiah

1:2; 1:4; 5:1; 7:4; 7:5; 7:6; 7:9; 8:16; 11:14; 14:12; 19:11; 21:10; 30:1; 30:9; 49:15; 56:3; 56:6; 57:3; 60:10; 61:5; 62:8; 65:20

Jeremiah

3:14; 3:22; 4:22; 7:30; 20:15; 26:23; 27:7; 31:20; 48:45; 49:28; 52:1

Lamentations

3:13; 4:2

Ezekiel

2:3; 3:1; 3:11; 16:21; 16:26; 16:28; 18:10; 23:7; 23:9; 23:12; 23:15; 23:17; 23:23; 23:28; 25:4; 25:10; 30:5; 33:2; 33:12; 33:17; 33:30; 37:18; 37:25; 40:26; 40:46; 43:19; 43:23; 43:25; 44:7; 44:9; 44:15; 45:18; 46:6; 46:13; 48:11

Daniel

11:14; 12:1

Hosea

2:1; 2:2; 10:9; 11:1

Joel

2:23

Amos

7:14; 9:7

Obadiah

1:12

Jonah

4:10

Micah

6:6

Zechariah

4:14; 9:9; 9:13

Malachi

3:6; 3:8; 3:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1121 matches the Hebrew בֵּן (bēn),
which occurs 4,940 times in 3,653 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 74 (Gen 3:16–Gen 11:19)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:16 - To the woman He said,
“I will greatly multiply
Your pain [fn]in childbirth,
In pain you will bring forth children; H1121
Yet your desire will be for your husband,
And he will rule over you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:17 - Cain [fn]had relations with his wife and she conceived, and gave birth to Enoch; and he built a city, and called the name of the city Enoch, after the name of his son. H1121
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:25 - Adam [fn]had relations with his wife again; and she gave birth to a son, H1121 and named him [fn]Seth, for, she said, “God [fn]has appointed me another [fn]offspring in place of Abel, for Cain killed him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 4:26 - To Seth, to him also a son H1121 was born; and he called his name Enosh. Then men began to call [fn]upon the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:4 - Then the days of Adam after he became the father of Seth were eight hundred years, and he had other sons H1121 and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:7 - Then Seth lived eight hundred and seven years after he became the father of Enosh, and he had other sons H1121 and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:10 - Then Enosh lived eight hundred and fifteen years after he became the father of Kenan, and he had other sons H1121 and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:13 - Then Kenan lived eight hundred and forty years after he became the father of Mahalalel, and he had other sons H1121 and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:16 - Then Mahalalel lived eight hundred and thirty years after he became the father of Jared, and he had other sons H1121 and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:19 - Then Jared lived eight hundred years after he became the father of Enoch, and he had other sons H1121 and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:22 - Then Enoch walked with God three hundred years after he became the father of Methuselah, and he had other sons H1121 and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:26 - Then Methuselah lived seven hundred and eighty-two years after he became the father of Lamech, and he had other sons H1121 and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:28 - Lamech lived one hundred and eighty-two years, and became the father of a son. H1121
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:30 - Then Lamech lived five hundred and ninety-five years after he became the father of Noah, and he had other sons H1121 and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 5:32 - Noah was five hundred years old, H1121 and Noah became the father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:2 - that the sons H1121 of God saw that the daughters of men were [fn]beautiful; and they took wives for themselves, whomever they chose.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:4 - The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons H1121 of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:10 - Noah [fn]became the father of three sons: H1121 Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 6:18 - “But I will establish My covenant with you; and you shall enter the ark—you and your sons H1121 and your wife, and your sons’ H1121 wives with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:6 - Now Noah was six hundred years old H1121 when the flood of water [fn]came upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:7 - Then Noah and his sons H1121 and his wife and his sons’ H1121 wives with him entered the ark because of the water of the flood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:13 - On the very same day Noah and Shem and Ham and Japheth, the sons H1121 of Noah, and Noah’s wife and the three wives of his sons H1121 with them, entered the ark,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:16 - “Go out of the ark, you and your wife and your sons H1121 and your sons’ H1121 wives with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 8:18 - So Noah went out, and his sons H1121 and his wife and his sons’ H1121 wives with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:1 - And God blessed Noah and his sons H1121 and said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:8 - Then God spoke to Noah and to his sons H1121 with him, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:18 - Now the sons H1121 of Noah who came out of the ark were Shem and Ham and Japheth; and Ham was the father of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:19 - These three were the sons H1121 of Noah, and from these the whole earth was [fn]populated.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:24 - When Noah awoke from his wine, he knew what his youngest son H1121 had done to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:1 - Now these are the records of the generations of Shem, Ham, and Japheth, the sons H1121 of Noah; and sons H1121 were born to them after the flood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:2 - The sons H1121 of Japheth were Gomer and Magog and Madai and Javan and Tubal and Meshech and Tiras.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:3 - The sons H1121 of Gomer were Ashkenaz and [fn]Riphath and Togarmah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:4 - The sons H1121 of Javan were Elishah and Tarshish, Kittim and [fn]Dodanim.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:6 - The sons H1121 of Ham were Cush and Mizraim and Put and Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:7 - The sons H1121 of Cush were Seba and Havilah and Sabtah and Raamah and Sabteca; and the sons H1121 of Raamah were Sheba and Dedan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:20 - These are the sons H1121 of Ham, according to their families, according to their languages, by their lands, by their nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:21 - Also to Shem, the father of all the children H1121 of Eber, and the [fn]older brother of Japheth, children were born.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:22 - The sons H1121 of Shem were Elam and Asshur and Arpachshad and Lud and Aram.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:23 - The sons H1121 of Aram were Uz and Hul and Gether and Mash.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:25 - Two sons H1121 were born to Eber; the name of the one was [fn]Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided; and his brother’s name was Joktan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:29 - and Ophir and Havilah and Jobab; all these were the sons H1121 of Joktan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:31 - These are the sons H1121 of Shem, according to their families, according to their languages, by their lands, according to their nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 10:32 - These are the families of the sons H1121 of Noah, according to their genealogies, by their nations; and out of these the nations were separated on the earth after the flood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:5 - The LORD came down to see the city and the tower which the sons H1121 of men had built.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:10 - These are the records of the generations of Shem. Shem was one hundred years old, H1121 and [fn]became the father of Arpachshad two years after the flood;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:11 - and Shem lived five hundred years after he became the father of Arpachshad, and he had other sons H1121 and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:13 - and Arpachshad lived four hundred and three years after he became the father of Shelah, and he had other sons H1121 and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:15 - and Shelah lived four hundred and three years after he became the father of Eber, and he had other sons H1121 and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:17 - and Eber lived four hundred and thirty years after he became the father of Peleg, and he had other sons H1121 and daughters.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:19 - and Peleg lived two hundred and nine years after he became the father of Reu, and he had other sons H1121 and daughters.

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