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Benjamin (Heb. binyāmɩ̂n)1. One of Jacob’s 12 sons; also the territory and tribe which bore his name. Benjamin was the youngest child of Jacob, one of two children (along with Joseph) born to Jacob and Rachel (Gen. 34:16–19). Rachel died during childbirth, naming the child Benoni, “son of my sorrow.”