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Jamin

Jamin [N] [S]

right hand; south wind
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

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Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Jamin'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Jamin [N] [H]

(right hand ).

  1. Second son of Simeon, (Genesis46:10; Exod 6:15; 1Chr 4:24 founder of the family of the Jaminites. ( Numbers 26:12 ) (B.C. 1706.)
  2. A man of Judah, second son of Ram the Jerahmeelite. ( 1 Chronicles 2:27 )
  3. One of the Levites who expounded the law to the people. ( Nehemiah 8:7 ) (B.C. 410.)

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jamin'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

JAMIN

ja'-min (yamin, "right hand"):

(1) In Genesis 46:10; Exodus 6:15; Numbers 26:12; 1 Chronicles 4:24, a "son" (clan) of Simeon.

(2) In 1 Chronicles 2:27, a Judahite, "son" of Ram and grandson of Jerahmeel.

(3) In Nehemiah 8:7, a Levite (?), one of those who "caused the people to understand" the Torah when Ezra enforced it = "Iadinus" in 1 Esdras 9:48.


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'JAMIN'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.