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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.

  2. Benjamin(ProperNoun)

    The youngest of the sons of Jacob and Rachel.

  3. Origin: 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.

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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. Benjamin Risha:

    I found Benjamin Risha looking in the mirror, i ’m looking back at Benjamin Risha, this man now, and realizing so much of my life involved maneuvering around this human being so he would n’t come after me … So much time had gone by. And I ca n’t get that back.

  2. Scott Walker:

    When I went to Israel I not only met with Benjamin Netanyahu, I met with (Werner) Herzog and the other leaders. While they have many differences within that country they are very much aligned on their concern about the Iran deal I've talked to others around the country and around the world, this is something where, again, I haven't been briefed for the sake of getting ready for debate, I've been briefed from experts in military and foreign affairs for the last six or seven months to be prepared to be President of the United Sates.

  3. Ayman Odeh:

    There is someone who set this plan: Benjamin Netanyahu, we need to overthrow him, our biggest agitator, the person behind the Deal of the Century.

  4. Benjamin Lessing:

    As Benjamin Lessing start to lock up more and more people, Benjamin Lessing're really giving fuel to the fire. Benjamin Lessing're putting more people in the hands of these prison gangs, giving them more power to recruit.

  5. Sakio Bika:

    It's not the Dark Destroyer no more, because everything synonymous with the Dark Destroyer I don't want to know, it's Nigel Benn' Benjamin Button' Benn, the older I get the fitter I am. I'm telling you, 100 %. Forget about age. If you watch how I train, it's not about age.

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