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One of the Levites who taught the law to the returned Jewish exiles during the time of Ezra and Nehemiah (Neh 8:7).
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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
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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
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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).