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Jamin (son of Simeon)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jamin, Son of Simeon
Jamin, Son of Simeon (יָמִין‎, yamin). Grandson of Jacob and second son of Simeon (Gen 46:10; Exod 6:15; Num 26:12; 1 Chr 4:24). Eponymous ancestor of the Jaminites.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jamin (Person)
JAMIN (PERSON) [Heb yāmı̂n (יָמִין)]. JAMINITES. Three persons bear this name in the OT.1. The second of the 6 sons of Simeon (Gen 46:10; Exod 6:15) who descended to Egypt with Jacob’s family after Jacob had demonstrated his desire to see his long-lost son Joseph. Simeon’s genealogy is given in four
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jamin
Jamin. 1. Simeon’s son (Gn 46:10; Ex 6:15; 1 Chr 4:24) and founder of the Jaminite family (Nm 26:12).2. Ram’s son from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 2:27).3. One of the men (perhaps a Levite) who taught and explained the Law to the people following Ezra’s public reading (Neh 8:7).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jamin
1. A “son” (clan) of Simeon (Gen. 46:10; Ex. 6:15; Nu. 26:12; 1 Ch. 4:24).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jamin
JAMIN1. Simeon’s son (Gn 46:10; Ex 6:15; 1 Chr 4:24) and founder of the Jaminite family (Nm 26:12).2. Ram’s son from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 2:27).3. One of the men (perhaps a Levite) who taught and explained the law to the people following Ezra’s public reading (Neh 8:7).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jamin
Jamin (jay´min; Heb., either “right-hand” or “south” [on the right facing east]).1 A son of Simeon who went with Jacob to Egypt (Gen. 46:10; 1 Chron. 4:24); he became the ancestor of the Jaminites, who left Egypt with Moses (Exod. 6:15; Num. 26:12).2 The son of Ram, a descendant of Jerahmeel from the
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jamin
JAMIN1. A son of Simeon, the second son of Jacob (Gen 46:10; Ex 6:15; 1 Chr 4:24). He was the founder of a tribal family called the Jaminites (Num 26:12).2. A member of the tribe of Judah and of the family of Jerahmeel (1 Chr 2:27).3. One of the Levites who, under the supervision of Ezra, read the
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jamin
Jamin (Heb. yāmɩ̂n)1. A son of Simeon (Gen. 46:10; Exod. 6:15; 1 Chr. 4:24), eponymous ancestor of the Jaminite clan (Heb. hayyāmɩ̂nɩ̂, Num. 26:12).2. A Judahite, son of Ram and descendant of Jerahmeel (1 Chr. 2:27).3. A Levite who translated into Aramaic the portions of the Law read by Ezra so
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jamin
Ja´min (right hand).1. Second son of Simeon, Gen. 46:10; Ex. 6:15; 1 Chron. 4:24, founder of the family of the Jaminites. Num. 26:12. (b.c. 1706.)2. A man of Judah, second son of Ram the Jerahmeelite. 1 Chron. 2:27.3. One of the Levites who expounded the law to the people. Neh. 8:7. (b.c. 410.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jamin
JA´MIN (jaʹmin; “right hand”).1. The second son of Simeon (Gen. 46:10; Ex. 6:15; 1 Chron. 4:24), about 1871 b.c. He was founder of the family of the Jaminites (Num. 26:12).2. The second son of Ram, the fourth in descent from Judah (1 Chron. 2:27).3. One of the priests who expounded the law to the
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Jamin
JaminJamin (jayʹmin; Heb., either ‘right-hand’ or ‘south’ [on the right facing east]). 1 A son of Simeon who went with Jacob to Egypt (Gen. 46:10); he became the head of the clan of the Jaminites who left Egypt with Moses (Exod. 6:15; Num. 26:12). 2 The son of Ram, a descendant of Judah (1 Chron. 2:27).
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