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Lexicon :: Strong's H1144 - binyāmîn

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
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TWOT Reference: 254a

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

Strong’s Definitions

בִּנְיָמִין Binyâmîyn, bin-yaw-mene'; from H1121 and H3225; son of (the) right hand; Binjamin, youngest son of Jacob; also the tribe descended from him, and its territory:—Benjamin.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 161x

The KJV translates Strong's H1144 in the following manner: Benjamin (161x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 161x
The KJV translates Strong's H1144 in the following manner: Benjamin (161x).
  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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
בִּנְיָמִין Binyâmîyn, bin-yaw-mene'; from H1121 and H3225; son of (the) right hand; Binjamin, youngest son of Jacob; also the tribe descended from him, and its territory:—Benjamin.
STRONGS H1144: Abbreviations
בִּנְיָמִין Genesis 35:18 +; usually בִּנְיָמִן proper name, masculine166 (son of (the) right hand) —
1. youngest son of Jacob, so called by him, but by Rachel, the mother, who died at Benjamin's birth, called בֶּן־אוֺנִי (which see) Genesis 35:18; own brother of Joseph Genesis 35:24; Genesis 42:4; Genesis 43:29; Genesis 45:12; compare Genesis 42:36; Genesis 45:15; Genesis 45:34 +; name of tribe of Benjamin Numbers 1:11; Deuteronomy 27:12; Deuteronomy 33:12; Judges 5:14 + 23 times Judges; + 32 times Samuel Kings Chronicles; Hosea 5:8; Ezekiel 48:23; Obadiah 19; Psalm 68:28; Psalm 80:3; בְּנֵי בנימן (literal Genesis 46:21) of tribe Numbers 1:36; Numbers 2:22; Numbers 7:60; Numbers 26:38, 41; Joshua 18:20, 28; Judges 20:3, 14, 15, 18, 21, 23, 24, 28, 30, 31, 32, 36, 48; Judges 21:18, 20, 23; 2 Samuel 2:25; 2 Samuel 4:2; 2 Samuel 23:29; 1 Chronicles 8:40; 1 Chronicles 9:3, 7; 1 Chronicles 11:31; 1 Chronicles 12:17; 1 Chronicles 12:30; Nehemiah 11:4, 7, 31; Jeremiah 6:1; Judges 1:21 (twice in verse) (but בני יהודה in || Joshua 15:63 compare BuRS 7); explicitly מַטֵּה בִנְיָמִן Numbers 1:37; Numbers 2:22; Numbers 13:9; Numbers 34:21; Joshua 21:4; 1 Chronicles 6:45 compare Joshua 21:17; מַטֵּה בְנֵי ב׳ Numbers 10:24; Joshua 18:11, 21; 1 Chronicles 6:50; שֵׁבֶט ב׳ 1 Samuel 10:20, 21; 1 Kings 12:21; observe also כָּל־שִׁבְטֵי ב׳ Judges 20:12 compare 1 Samuel 9:21; אִישׁ בִּנְיָמִן Judges 20:41; 1 Samuel 4:12 compare אִישׁ מִבִּן־יָ֯מִין 1 Samuel 9:1; אֶרֶץ בִּנְיָמִן Judges 21:21; 1 Samuel 9:16; 2 Samuel 21:14; Jeremiah 1:1; Jeremiah 17:26; Jeremiah 32:44; Jeremiah 33:13; Jeremiah 37:12; compare Jeremiah 32:8; גְּבוּל ב׳ 1 Samuel 10:2; Ezekiel 48:22 (strike out Co) Ezekiel 48:24; בֵּית בִּנְיָמִן 2 Samuel 3:19; בֵּית יְהוּדָה וּב׳ 1 Kings 12:23; 2 Chronicles 11:1; in name of a temple-gate הָעֶלְיוֺן שַׁעַר ב׳ Jeremiah 20:2; compare Jeremiah 37:13; Jeremiah 38:7; Ezekiel 48:32; Zechariah 14:10.
†2. a son of Bilhan and great-grandson of Benjamin 1. 1 Chronicles 7:10.
†3. a Jew of Ezra's time Ezra 10:32 compare Nehemiah 3:23; Nehemiah 12:34. — בנימן בני פרץ 1 Chronicles 9:4 Kt read with Qr בָּנִי מִן־בְּנֵי פ׳.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


35:18; 35:18; 35:24; 42:4; 42:36; 43:29; 45:12; 45:15; 46:21


1:11; 1:36; 1:37; 2:22; 2:22; 7:60; 10:24; 13:9; 26:38; 26:41; 34:21


27:12; 33:12


15:63; 18:11; 18:20; 18:21; 18:28; 21:4; 21:17


1:21; 5:14; 20:3; 20:12; 20:14; 20:15; 20:18; 20:21; 20:23; 20:24; 20:28; 20:30; 20:31; 20:32; 20:36; 20:41; 20:48; 21:18; 21:20; 21:21; 21:23

1 Samuel

4:12; 9:1; 9:16; 9:21; 10:2; 10:20; 10:21

2 Samuel

2:25; 3:19; 4:2; 21:14; 23:29

1 Kings

12:21; 12:23

1 Chronicles

6:45; 6:50; 7:10; 8:40; 9:3; 9:4; 9:7; 11:31; 12:17; 12:30

2 Chronicles





3:23; 11:4; 11:7; 11:31; 12:34


68:28; 80:3


1:1; 6:1; 17:26; 20:2; 32:8; 32:44; 33:13; 37:12; 37:13; 38:7


48:22; 48:23; 48:24; 48:32







Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H1144 matches the Hebrew בִּנְיָמִין (binyāmîn),
which occurs 167 times in 160 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 4 (Gen 35:18–Jdg 20:21)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:18 - And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died) that she called his name Benoni: but his father called him Benjamin. H1144
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:24 - The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and Benjamin: H1144
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:4 - But Benjamin, H1144 Joseph's brother, Jacob sent not with his brethren; for he said, Lest peradventure mischief befall him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 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 H1144 away: all these things are against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:14 - And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may send away your other brother, and Benjamin. H1144 If I be bereaved of my children, I am bereaved.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:15 - And the men took that present, and they took double money in their hand, and Benjamin; H1144 and rose up, and went down to Egypt, and stood before Joseph.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:16 - And when Joseph saw Benjamin H1144 with them, he said to the ruler of his house, Bring these men home, and slay, and make ready; for these men shall dine with me at noon.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:29 - And he lifted up his eyes, and saw his brother Benjamin, H1144 his mother's son, and said, Is this your younger brother, of whom ye spake unto me? And he said, God be gracious unto thee, my son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:34 - And he took and sent messes unto them from before him: but Benjamin's H1144 mess was five times so much as any of theirs. And they drank, and were merry with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:12 - And he searched, and began at the eldest, and left at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's H1144 sack.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:12 - And, behold, your eyes see, and the eyes of my brother Benjamin, H1144 that it is my mouth that speaketh unto you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:14 - And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's H1144 neck, and wept; and Benjamin H1144 wept upon his neck.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:22 - To all of them he gave each man changes of raiment; but to Benjamin H1144 he gave three hundred pieces of silver, and five changes of raiment.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:19 - The sons of Rachel Jacob's wife; Joseph, and Benjamin. H1144
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:21 - And the sons of Benjamin H1144 were Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:27 - Benjamin H1144 shall ravin as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:3 - Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, H1144
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:11 - Of Benjamin; H1144 Abidan the son of Gideoni.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:36 - Of the children of Benjamin, H1144 by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:37 - Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Benjamin, H1144 were thirty and five thousand and four hundred.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:22 - Then the tribe of Benjamin: H1144 and the captain of the sons of Benjamin H1144 shall be Abidan the son of Gideoni.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:60 - On the ninth day Abidan the son of Gideoni, prince of the children of Benjamin, H1144 offered:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:24 - And over the host of the tribe of the children of Benjamin H1144 was Abidan the son of Gideoni.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:9 - Of the tribe of Benjamin, H1144 Palti the son of Raphu.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:38 - The sons of Benjamin H1144 after their families: of Bela, the family of the Belaites: of Ashbel, the family of the Ashbelites: of Ahiram, the family of the Ahiramites:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:41 - These are the sons of Benjamin H1144 after their families: and they that were numbered of them were forty and five thousand and six hundred.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:21 - Of the tribe of Benjamin, H1144 Elidad the son of Chislon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:12 - These shall stand upon mount Gerizim to bless the people, when ye are come over Jordan; Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin: H1144
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:12 - And of Benjamin H1144 he said, The beloved of the LORD shall dwell in safety by him; and the LORD shall cover him all the day long, and he shall dwell between his shoulders.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:11 - And the lot of the tribe of the children of Benjamin H1144 came up according to their families: and the coast of their lot came forth between the children of Judah and the children of Joseph.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:20 - And Jordan was the border of it on the east side. This was the inheritance of the children of Benjamin, H1144 by the coasts thereof round about, according to their families.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:21 - Now the cities of the tribe of the children of Benjamin H1144 according to their families were Jericho, and Bethhoglah, and the valley of Keziz,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:28 - And Zelah, Eleph, and Jebusi, which is Jerusalem, Gibeath, and Kirjath; fourteen cities with their villages. This is the inheritance of the children of Benjamin H1144 according to their families.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:4 - And the lot came out for the families of the Kohathites: and the children of Aaron the priest, which were of the Levites, had by lot out of the tribe of Judah, and out of the tribe of Simeon, and out of the tribe of Benjamin, H1144 thirteen cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:17 - And out of the tribe of Benjamin, H1144 Gibeon with her suburbs, Geba with her suburbs,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:21 - And the children of Benjamin H1144 did not drive out the Jebusites that inhabited Jerusalem; but the Jebusites dwell with the children of Benjamin H1144 in Jerusalem unto this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:14 - Out of Ephraim was there a root of them against Amalek; after thee, Benjamin, H1144 among thy people; out of Machir came down governors, and out of Zebulun they that handle the pen of the writer.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:9 - Moreover the children of Ammon passed over Jordan to fight also against Judah, and against Benjamin, H1144 and against the house of Ephraim; so that Israel was sore distressed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 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. H1144
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:3 - (Now the children of Benjamin H1144 heard that the children of Israel were gone up to Mizpeh.) Then said the children of Israel, Tell us, how was this wickedness?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:4 - And the Levite, the husband of the woman that was slain, answered and said, I came into Gibeah that belongeth to Benjamin, H1144 I and my concubine, to lodge.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:10 - And we will take ten men of an hundred throughout all the tribes of Israel, and an hundred of a thousand, and a thousand out of ten thousand, to fetch victual for the people, that they may do, when they come to Gibeah of Benjamin, H1144 according to all the folly that they have wrought in Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:12 - And the tribes of Israel sent men through all the tribe of Benjamin, H1144 saying, What wickedness is this that is done among you?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:13 - Now therefore deliver us the men, the children of Belial, which are in Gibeah, that we may put them to death, and put away evil from Israel. But the children of Benjamin H1144 would not hearken to the voice of their brethren the children of Israel:
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:14 - But the children of Benjamin H1144 gathered themselves together out of the cities unto Gibeah, to go out to battle against the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:15 - And the children of Benjamin H1144 were numbered at that time out of the cities twenty and six thousand men that drew sword, beside the inhabitants of Gibeah, which were numbered seven hundred chosen men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:17 - And the men of Israel, beside Benjamin, H1144 were numbered four hundred thousand men that drew sword: all these were men of war.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:18 - And the children of Israel arose, and went up to the house of God, and asked counsel of God, and said, Which of us shall go up first to the battle against the children of Benjamin? H1144 And the LORD said, Judah shall go up first.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:20 - And the men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin; H1144 and the men of Israel put themselves in array to fight against them at Gibeah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:21 - And the children of Benjamin H1144 came forth out of Gibeah, and destroyed down to the ground of the Israelites that day twenty and two thousand men.

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