First name Benjamin in the world's Bibles

In the bible, Benjamin is the name of the twelfth-born son of Jacob and Rachel (GEN 35:18), as well as name of son of Bilhan (1CH 7:10), descendant of Harim who had married a foreign wife (EZR 10:32), and carried out repairs in front of their house (NEH 3:23). Meaning of the name: son of the right hand. Related names are: Israel, Judah, Gibeah . The translations of Benjamin in 87 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Benjamín in Spanish to ベニヤミン in Japanese!
Name Benjamin in the world's Bibles
And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died) that she called his name Ben-oni: but his father called him Benjamin. (GEN 35:18)
The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and Benjamin: (GEN 35:24)
But Benjamin, Joseph's brother, Jacob sent not with his brethren; for he said, Lest peradventure mischief befall him. (GEN 42:4)
And Jacob their father said unto them, Me have ye bereaved of my children: Joseph is not, and Simeon is not, and ye will take Benjamin away: all these things are against me. (GEN 42:36)
And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may send away your other brother, and Benjamin. If I be bereaved of my children, I am bereaved. (GEN 43:14)
And the men took that present, and they took double money in their hand, and Benjamin; and rose up, and went down to Egypt, and stood before Joseph. (GEN 43:15)
And when Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the ruler of his house, Bring these men home, and slay, and make ready; for these men shall dine with me at noon. (GEN 43:16)
And he lifted up his eyes, and saw his brother Benjamin, his mother's son, and said, Is this your younger brother, of whom ye spake unto me? And he said, God be gracious unto thee, my son. (GEN 43:29)
And he took and sent messes unto them from before him: but Benjamin's mess was five times so much as any of theirs. And they drank, and were merry with him. (GEN 43:34)
And he searched, and began at the eldest, and left at the youngest: and the cup was found in Benjamin's sack. (GEN 44:12)
And, behold, your eyes see, and the eyes of my brother Benjamin, that it is my mouth that speaketh unto you. (GEN 45:12)
And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck, and wept; and Benjamin wept upon his neck. (GEN 45:14)
And he fell upon his brother Benjamin's neck, and wept; and Benjamin wept upon his neck. (GEN 45:14)
To all of them he gave each man changes of raiment; but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver, and five changes of raiment. (GEN 45:22)
The sons of Rachel Jacob's wife; Joseph, and Benjamin. (GEN 46:19)
And the sons of Benjamin were Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard. (GEN 46:21)
Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil. (GEN 49:27)
Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, (EXO 1:3)
Of Benjamin; Abidan the son of Gideoni. (NUM 1:11)
Of the children of Benjamin, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, according to the number of the names, from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war; (NUM 1:36)
Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Benjamin, were thirty and five thousand and four hundred. (NUM 1:37)
Then the tribe of Benjamin: and the captain of the sons of Benjamin shall be Abidan the son of Gideoni. (NUM 2:22)
Then the tribe of Benjamin: and the captain of the sons of Benjamin shall be Abidan the son of Gideoni. (NUM 2:22)
On the ninth day Abidan the son of Gideoni, prince of the children of Benjamin, offered: (NUM 7:60)
And over the host of the tribe of the children of Benjamin was Abidan the son of Gideoni. (NUM 10:24)
Of the tribe of Benjamin, Palti the son of Raphu. (NUM 13:9)
The sons of Benjamin after their families: of Bela, the family of the Belaites: of Ashbel, the family of the Ashbelites: of Ahiram, the family of the Ahiramites: (NUM 26:38)
These are the sons of Benjamin after their families: and they that were numbered of them were forty and five thousand and six hundred. (NUM 26:41)
Of the tribe of Benjamin, Elidad the son of Chislon. (NUM 34:21)
These shall stand upon mount Gerizim to bless the people, when ye are come over Jordan; Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin: (DEU 27:12)

Popularity of the name Benjamin in its translations around the world

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