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ˈbɛn dʒə mənben·jamin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. benzoin, gum benzoin, benjamin, gum benjamin, asa dulcis(noun)

    gum resin used especially in treating skin irritation

  2. Benjamin(noun)

    (Old Testament) the youngest and best-loved son of Jacob and Rachel and one of the twelve forebears of the tribes of Israel

Wiktionary

  1. Benjamin(ProperNoun)

    of biblical origin.

    Etymology: From the Βενιαμίν, from Old Testament בּנימין.

  2. Benjamin(ProperNoun)

    The youngest of the sons of Jacob and Rachel.

    Etymology: From the Βενιαμίν, from Old Testament בּנימין.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Benjamin(noun)

    see Benzoin

  2. Benjamin(noun)

    a kind of upper coat for men

Freebase

  1. Benjamin

    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

  1. Benjamin

    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.]

  2. Benjamin

    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

  1. Benjamin

    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.

Rap Dictionary

  1. benjamin(noun)

    Money. From the one hundred dollar bill, which has Benjamin Franklin on the front. "It's all about the Benjamins" -- Puff Daddy (It's All About The Benjamins baby!! My man Killa Cam off "young cassanovas" on the "how to be a player" soundtrack: "Now I know what a woman think, but girl I'm top ten rank/ But I only get hard when I see Ben Frank in the bank"

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of benjamin in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of benjamin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of benjamin in a Sentence

  1. Isaac Herzog:

    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.

  2. State John Kerry on Saturday:

    I am pleased that( Israeli) Prime Minister( Benjamin) Netanyahu has reaffirmed Israel's commitment to upholding the unchanged status quo of the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif, both in word and in practice.

  3. Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson:

    You are going to a place of deep darkness and lies, and if you will light one candle of truth, you will dispel the darkness. (to Benjamin Nethanyahu when he became Israel’s UN Ambassador)

  4. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Part of what's important in foreign policy is consistency and clarity in what you're communicating to your friends and enemies. Deploying unpredictabilty every now and then has value, but being seen by your allies as unreliable is dangerous. benjamin Netanyahu foreign policy used to be built on principles, the international trading order, international law, the security framework.

  5. Wayne's World:

    Benjamin Hey, who wants Chinese Takeout I know a great place Wayne I'll have the cream of sum yung guy.

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