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Ben-Oni
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ben-Oni
Ben-Oni (בֶּן־אוֹנִי‎, ben-oniy). A name (meaning “son of my sorrow” or “son of my strength”) given by Rachel to her second son. Jacob later changed his name to Benjamin (Gen 35:18).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ben-Oni (Person)
BEN-ONI (PERSON) [Heb ben-ʾônı̂ (בֶּן־אֹונִי)]. The name given by Rachel at the moment of her death to her newborn son (Gen 35:18). Jacob later changed the name to Benjamin, “son of the right hand,” which can also mean “son of good fortune” (Westermann Genesis 12–36 BK, 555). Though the meaning of Ben-oni
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ben-oni
Ben-oni. Name Rachel gave to her last son as she died in childbirth (Gn 35:18). His father Jacob changed his name from Ben-oni (“son of my sorrow”) to Benjamin (“son of my right hand”).See Benjamin (Person) #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ben-Oni
Ben-Oni ben-ōʹn: [Heb. ben-’ônî; Gk. huiós odýnēs mou—‘son of my sorrow’]. The name given by the dying Rachel to her newborn son; changed by his father Jacob to Benjamin (Gen. 35:18).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Ben-Oni
BEN-ONI Name Rachel gave to her last son as she died in childbirth (Gn 35:18). His father, Jacob, changed his name from Ben-oni (“son of my sorrow”) to Benjamin (“son of my right hand”). See Benjamin (Person) #1.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ben-Oni
Ben-Oni (Heb. ben-ʾônɩ̂)A name (Heb. “son of my sorrow”) given by Rachel to her younger son. Jacob, however, changed it to Benjamin (“son of the right hand”; Gen. 35:18).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ben-Oni
Ben-Oni [bĕn ōˊnī] (Heb. ben-˒ônî “son of my sorrow”). A name given by Rachel to her younger son; Jacob, however, changed it to Benjamin (Gen. 35:18).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ben-Oni
BEN-O´NI (ben-ōʹni; “son of my pain”). The name given by the dying Rachel to her youngest son, but afterward changed (Gen. 35:18) by his father to Benjamin (which see).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ben-Oni
BEN-ONI [ben OWN ih] (son of my pain) — the name given by the dying Rachel to her son (Gen. 35:18). Jacob changed the name to Benjamin.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BEN-ONI
BEN-ONI<ben-o’-ni> (בְּאוֹנִי‎ [ben-’oni]; [ὑιὸς ὀδύνης μου, huios odunes mou], “son of my sorrow”): The name given by the dying Rachel to her new-born son; changed by his father Jacob to BENJAMIN (Genesis 35:18) which see.
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Benoni
Benoni [Be-noh-nee](Hebrew origin: Son of my suffering)(Genesis 35:18). 17th century b.c. Benoni, Son of my suffering, was the name that Rachel, on her deathbed gave to Benjamin, her second child. (Please see the entry for Benjamin [Genesis 35:18].)
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Ben-Oni
BEN-ONI (Bĕn ōʹ nī) Personal name meaning “son of my sorrow.” See Benjamin.
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