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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 as her soul was departing (for she died), she called his name Ben-o'ni; but his father called his name Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:24 - The sons of Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:4 - But Jacob did not send Benjamin, Joseph's brother, with his brothers, for he feared that harm might befall him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:36 - And Jacob their father said to them, "You have bereaved me of my children: Joseph is no more, and Simeon is no more, and now you would take Benjamin; all this has come upon me."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:14 - may God Almighty grant you mercy before the man, that he may send back your other brother and Benjamin. If I am bereaved of my children, I am bereaved."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:15 - So the men took the present, and they took double the money with them, and Benjamin; and they arose and went down to Egypt, and stood before Joseph.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:16 - When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the steward of his house, "Bring the men into the house, and slaughter an animal and make ready, for the men are to dine with me at noon."
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:29 - And he lifted up his eyes, and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, "Is this your youngest brother, of whom you spoke to me? God be gracious to you, my son!"
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 43:34 - Portions were taken to them from Joseph's table, but Benjamin's portion was five times as much as any of theirs. So they drank and were merry with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:12 - And he searched, beginning with the eldest and ending with the youngest; and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:12 - And now your eyes see, and the eyes of my brother Benjamin see, that it is my mouth that speaks to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:14 - Then he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck and wept; and Benjamin wept upon his neck.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:22 - To each and all of them he gave festal garments; but to Benjamin he gave three hundred shekels of silver and five festal garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:19 - The sons of Rachel, Jacob's wife: Joseph and Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:21 - And the sons of Benjamin: Bela, Becher, Ashbel, Gera, Na'aman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:27 - Benjamin is a ravenous wolf, in the morning devouring the prey, and at even dividing the spoil."
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:3 - Is'sachar, Zeb'ulun, and Benjamin,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:11 - from Benjamin, Abi'dan the son of Gideo'ni;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:36 - Of the people of Benjamin, their generations, by their families, by their fathers' houses, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, every man able to go forth to war:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:37 - the number of the tribe of Benjamin was thirty-five thousand four hundred.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:22 - Then the tribe of Benjamin, the leader of the people of Benjamin being Abi'dan the son of Gideo'ni,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:60 - On the ninth day Abi'dan the son of Gideo'ni, the leader of the men of Benjamin:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:24 - And over the host of the tribe of the men of Benjamin was Abi'dan the son of Gideo'ni.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:9 - from the tribe of Benjamin, Palti the son of Raphu;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:38 - The sons of Benjamin according to their families: of Bela, the family of the Be'la-ites; of Ashbel, the family of the Ash'belites; of Ahi'ram, the family of the Ahi'ramites;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:41 - These are the sons of Benjamin according to their families; and their number was forty-five thousand six hundred.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:21 - Of the tribe of Benjamin, Eli'dad the son of Chislon.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:12 - "When you have passed over the Jordan, these shall stand upon Mount Ger'izim to bless the people: Simeon, Levi, Judah, Is'sachar, Joseph, and Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:12 - Of Benjamin he said, "The beloved of the LORD, he dwells in safety by him; he encompasses him all the day long, and makes his dwelling between his shoulders."
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:11 - The lot of the tribe of Benjamin according to its families came up, and the territory allotted to it fell between the tribe of Judah and the tribe of Joseph.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:20 - The Jordan forms its boundary on the eastern side. This is the inheritance of the tribe of Benjamin, according to its families, boundary by boundary round about.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:21 - Now the cities of the tribe of Benjamin according to their families were Jericho, Beth-hoglah, Emek-ke'ziz,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 18:28 - Zela, Ha-eleph, Jebus (that is, Jerusalem), Gib'e-ah and Kir'iath-je'arim--fourteen cities with their villages. This is the inheritance of the tribe of Benjamin according to its families.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:4 - The lot came out for the families of the Ko'hathites. So those Levites who were descendants of Aaron the priest received by lot from the tribes of Judah, Simeon, and Benjamin, thirteen cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:17 - then out of the tribe of Benjamin, Gibeon with its pasture lands, Geba with its pasture lands,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:21 - But the people of Benjamin did not drive out the Jeb'usites who dwelt in Jerusalem; so the Jeb'usites have dwelt with the people of Benjamin in Jerusalem to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:14 - From E'phraim they set out thither into the valley, following you, Benjamin, with your kinsmen; from Machir marched down the commanders, and from Zeb'ulun those who bear the marshal's staff;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:9 - And the Ammonites crossed the Jordan to fight also against Judah and against Benjamin and against the house of E'phraim; so that Israel was sorely distressed.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 19:14 - So they passed on and went their way; and the sun went down on them near Gib'e-ah, which belongs to Benjamin,
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:3 - (Now the Benjaminites heard that the people of Israel had gone up to Mizpah.) And the people of Israel said, "Tell us, how was this wickedness brought to pass?"
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:4 - And the Levite, the husband of the woman who was murdered, answered and said, "I came to Gib'e-ah that belongs to Benjamin, I and my concubine, to spend the night.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:10 - and we will take ten men of a hundred throughout all the tribes of Israel, and a hundred of a thousand, and a thousand of ten thousand, to bring provisions for the people, that when they come they may requite Gib'e-ah of Benjamin, for all the wanton crime which they have committed in Israel."
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:12 - And the tribes of Israel sent men through all the tribe of Benjamin, saying, "What wickedness is this that has taken place among you?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:13 - Now therefore give up the men, the base fellows in Gib'e-ah, that we may put them to death, and put away evil from Israel." But the Benjaminites would not listen to the voice of their brethren, the people of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:14 - And the Benjaminites came together out of the cities to Gib'e-ah, to go out to battle against the people of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:15 - And the Benjaminites mustered out of their cities on that day twenty-six thousand men that drew the sword, besides the inhabitants of Gib'e-ah, who mustered seven hundred picked men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:17 - And the men of Israel, apart from Benjamin, mustered four hundred thousand men that drew sword; all these were men of war.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:18 - The people of Israel arose and went up to Bethel, and inquired of God, "Which of us shall go up first to battle against the Benjaminites?" 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; and the men of Israel drew up the battle line against them at Gib'e-ah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:21 - The Benjaminites came out of Gib'e-ah, and felled to the ground on that day twenty-two thousand men of the Israelites.

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