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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 - Now it happened as her soul was departing (for she died), that she named him [fn]Ben-oni; but his father called him [fn]Benjamin H1144.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:24 -

the sons of Rachel:

Joseph and Benjamin H1144;

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:4 - But Jacob did not send Joseph’s brother Benjamin H1144 with his brothers, for he said, “Lest any harm befall him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:36 - And their father Jacob said to them, “You have bereaved me of my children: Joseph is no more, and Simeon is no more, and you would take Benjamin H1144; all these things are against me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:14 - and may [fn]God Almighty grant you compassion before the man, so that he will release to you your other brother and Benjamin H1144. And as for me, if I am bereaved of my children, I am bereaved.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:15 - So the men took this present, and they took double the money in their hand, and Benjamin H1144; and they arose and went down to Egypt and stood before Joseph.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:16 -

Then Joseph saw Benjamin H1144 with them and said to his house steward, “Bring the men into the house, and slay an animal and prepare it; for the men are to eat with me at noon.”

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:29 - Then he lifted his eyes and saw his brother Benjamin H1144, his mother’s son. And he said, “Is this your youngest brother, of whom you spoke to me?” And he said, “May God be gracious to you, my son.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:34 - And he took portions to them from [fn]his own table, but Benjamin’s H1144 portion was five times greater than any of theirs. So they feasted and drank freely with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:12 - So he searched, beginning with the oldest and ending with 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 see, that it is my mouth which is speaking to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:14 - Then he fell on his brother Benjamin’s H1144 neck and wept, and Benjamin H1144 wept on his neck.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:22 - To [fn]each of them he gave changes of garments, but to Benjamin H1144 he gave three hundred pieces of silver and five changes of garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:19 -

The sons of Jacob’s wife Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin H1144.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:21 - The sons of Benjamin H1144: Bela and Becher and Ashbel, Gera and Naaman, [fn]Ehi and Rosh, [fn]Muppim and [fn]Huppim and Ard.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:27 -

“Benjamin H1144 is a [fn]ravenous wolf;

In the morning he devours the prey,

And in the evening he divides 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 sons of Benjamin H1144, their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go out to war,

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:37 - their numbered men of the tribe of Benjamin H1144 were 35,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:22 - “Then the tribe of Benjamin H1144, and the leader of the sons of Benjamin H1144: Abidan the son of Gideoni,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:60 -

On the ninth day it was Abidan the son of Gideoni, leader of the sons of Benjamin H1144;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:24 - and Abidan the son of Gideoni over the tribal army of the sons of Benjamin H1144.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:9 -

from the tribe of Benjamin H1144, Palti the son of Raphu;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:38 -

The sons of Benjamin H1144 according to their families:

of Bela, the family of the Belaites;

of Ashbel, the family of the Ashbelites;

of [fn]Ahiram, the family of the Ahiramites;

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:41 -

These are the sons of Benjamin H1144 according to their families; and those who were numbered of them were 45,600.

Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:21 -

“Of the tribe of Benjamin H1144, Elidad the son of Chislon.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:12 - “When you cross the Jordan, these shall stand on Mount Gerizim to bless the people: Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Joseph, and Benjamin H1144.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:12 -

Of Benjamin H1144 he said,

“May the beloved of Yahweh dwell in security by Him,

Who shields him all the day,

And he dwells between His shoulders.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:11 -

Now the lot of the tribe of the sons of Benjamin H1144 came up according to their families, and the territory of their lot [fn]lay between the sons of Judah and the sons of Joseph.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:20 - Moreover, the Jordan was its border on the east side. This was the inheritance of the sons of Benjamin H1144, according to their families and according to its borders all around.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:21 -

Now the cities of the tribe of the sons of Benjamin H1144 according to their families were Jericho and Beth-hoglah and Emek-keziz,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:28 - and Zelah, Haeleph and the Jebusite (that is, Jerusalem), Gibeah, Kiriath; fourteen cities with their villages. This is the inheritance of the sons of Benjamin H1144 according to their families.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:4 - Then the lot came out for the families of the Kohathites. And the sons of Aaron the priest, who were of the Levites, [fn]received thirteen cities by lot from the tribe of Judah and from the tribe of the Simeonites and from the tribe of Benjamin H1144.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:17 - From the tribe of Benjamin H1144, Gibeon with its pasture lands, Geba with its pasture lands,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:21 - But the sons of Benjamin H1144 did not dispossess the Jebusites who lived in Jerusalem; so the Jebusites have lived with the sons of Benjamin H1144 in Jerusalem to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:14 -

“From Ephraim those whose root is in Amalek came down,

Following you, Benjamin H1144, with your peoples;

From Machir commanders came down,

And from Zebulun those who wield the staff of a scribe.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:9 - Then the sons of Ammon crossed the Jordan to fight also against Judah, Benjamin H1144, and the house of Ephraim, so that Israel was greatly distressed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:14 - So they passed along and went their way, and the sun set on them near Gibeah which belongs to Benjamin H1144.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:3 - (Then the sons of Benjamin H1144 heard that the sons of Israel had gone up to Mizpah.) And the sons of Israel said, “Tell us, how did this evil take place?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:4 - So the Levite, the husband of the woman who was murdered, answered and said, “I came with my concubine to spend the night at Gibeah which belongs to Benjamin H1144.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:10 - “And we will take 10 men out of 100 throughout the tribes of Israel, and 100 out of 1,000, and 1,000 out of 10,000 in order to take up provisions for the people, that when they come to [fn]Gibeah of Benjamin H1144, they may do to them according to all the disgraceful acts that they have done in Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:12 -

Then the tribes of Israel sent men through the entire [fn]tribe of Benjamin H1144, saying, “What is this evil that has taken place among you?

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:13 - “So now, give up the men, the [fn]vile fellows in Gibeah, that we may put them to death and purge this evil from Israel.” But the sons of Benjamin H1144 were not willing to listen to the voice of their brothers, the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:14 - Then the sons of Benjamin H1144 gathered from the cities to Gibeah, to go out to battle against the sons of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:15 - And from the cities on that day the sons of Benjamin H1144 were [fn]numbered, 26,000 men who draw the sword, besides the inhabitants of Gibeah who were [fn]numbered, 700 choice men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:17 -

And the men of Israel besides Benjamin H1144 were [fn]numbered, 400,000 men who draw the sword; all these were men of war.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:18 -

Then the sons of Israel arose, went up to Bethel, and asked of God and said, “Who shall go up for us to begin the battle against the sons of Benjamin H1144?” Then Yahweh said, “Judah shall begin it.”

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:20 - And the men of Israel went out to battle against Benjamin H1144, and the men of Israel arranged themselves for battle against them at Gibeah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:21 - Then the sons of Benjamin H1144 came out of Gibeah and destroyed to the ground on that day 22,000 men of Israel.

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