benzoin, gum benzoin, benjamin, gum benjamin, asa dulcis(noun)
gum resin used especially in treating skin irritation
(Old Testament) the youngest and best-loved son of Jacob and Rachel and one of the twelve forebears of the tribes of Israel
of biblical origin.
The youngest of the sons of Jacob and Rachel.
Origin: From the Βενιαμίν, from Old Testament בּנימין.
a kind of upper coat for men
Benjamin was the last-born of Jacob's twelve sons, and the second and last son of Rachel in Jewish, Christian and Islamic tradition. He was the progenitor of the Israelite Tribe of Benjamin. In the Biblical account, unlike Rachel's first son, Joseph, Benjamin was born in Canaan. In the Qur'an, Benjamin is referred to as righteous young child, who remained with Jacob when the older brothers plotted against Joseph.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ben′jä-min, n. a kind of overcoat formerly worn by men. [Suggested possibly by 'Joseph's coat.' The Gipsy béngari, 'waistcoat,' has been proposed as an etymon.]
ben′jä-min, n. gum benjamin, an essence made from benzoin.—n. Ben′jamin-tree, a North American aromatic shrub, with stimulant tonic bark and berries: the tree which yields benzoin—Styrax Benzoin. [A corr. of Benzoin.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Jacob's youngest son, by Rachel, the head of one of the twelve tribes, who were settled in a small fertile territory between Ephraim and Judah; the tribe to which St. Paul belonged.
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The numerical value of Benjamin in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Benjamin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of Benjamin in a Sentence
This quote was misattributed to Benjamin Franklin. Adrian is wrong.
When Benjamin Cavender talk about China and Apple, they're tied at the hip.
People will accept your ideas much more readily if you tell them Benjamin Franklin said it first.
Benjamin Hey, who wants Chinese Takeout I know a great place Wayne I'll have the cream of sum yung guy.
I want to make clear that all of this Likud spin is not something that we do, the public is fed up with Likud and with Benjamin Netanyahu.
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