1. The second son of Jacob and Leah (Ge 29:33 Jahwist). By Redactor he, together with Levi, is closely related to Dinah, she being a full sister (Ge 29:34). From Ge 30:20 (Elohist) we learn that he had five full brothers, but we are not told how many other sisters or half-sisters he had. Jahwist (Ge 37:35) speaks of 'all' Jacob's 'daughters,' but their names are nowhere recorded (cf. Ge 46:7 Priestly Narrative). Jahwist, who is specially inclined to etymologizing (see Revised Version margin of Ge 3:20; 4:1,25; 5:29; 11:9; 16:11,14 etc.), connects the name, as in the case of Reuben, with Jacob's 'hatred' of Leah: 'Because Jahweh hath heard (sh
And Adam will call his wife's name Life, for she was the mother of all living.
AND Adam knew Life, his wife, and she will conceive and bear Cain, and said, I obtained a man of Jehovah.
And Adam will know his wife again, and she will bear a son, and she will call his name Seth: for God set me a second seed instead of Abel, for Cain slew him.
And he shall call his name Noah, saying, This shall console us from our work and from the labor of our hands because of the earth which Jehovah cursed it
Therefore its name was called confusion, for there Jehovah confounded the lip of all the earth: and from thence Jehovah dispersed them over the face of all the earth.
And the messenger of Jehovah will say to her, Behold, thou being great with child, and will bring forth a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael, for Jehovah listened to thy humiliation.
For this, the well was called, The well of him seeing me; behold, between Kadesh and between Bered.
And she will yet again conceive and bear a son, and she will say that Jehovah heard that I am hated, and he will give to me this also; and she will call his name Simeon.
And she will yet again conceive and bear a son, and she will say that Jehovah heard that I am hated, and he will give to me this also; and she will call his name Simeon. And she will conceive yet again, and will bear a son, and she will say, The time now, my husband will join himself to me, for I bare to him three sons: for this his name was called Levi
And Leah will say, God gave me a good gift; this time will my husband dwell with me, for I have borne to him six sons. And she will call his name Zebulon.
And all his sons and all his daughters, will rise up to comfort him; and he will refuse to be comforted; and will say, For I will go down to my son mourning to hadas; and his father will weep for him.
His sons, and his sons' sons with him, his daughters, and his sons' daughters, and all his seed, he brought with him to Egypt
They being reviewed for the tribe of Simeon, nine and fifty thousand and three hundred.
And the Canaanite, King Arad, dwelling to the south, will hear that Israel came the way of the places, and he will fight against Israel, and he will carry off from him a captivity. And Israel will vow a vow to Jehovah, and will say, If giving, thou wilt give this people into my hand, and I exterminated their cities. read more. And Jehovah will hear to the voice of Israel, and he will give the Canaanite, and he will exterminate them and their cities: and he will call the name of the place Hormah. And they will remove from mount Hor, the way of the sea of sedge, to encompass the land of Edom: and the soul of the people will be shortened in the way. And the people will speak against God, and against Moses, For what brought ye us up from Egypt to die in the desert? for no bread, and no water; and our soul loathed upon this light bread. And Jehovah will send upon the people deadly serpents, and they will bite the people; and much people will die from Israel
These the families of the Simeonites, two and twenty thousand and two hundred.
Amam and Shema and Moladah, And Hazor-Gaddah, and Heshmon and the House of Escape, read more. And Hazor-Shual and the Well of the Oath, and Bizjothjah, And Baalah and Iim and Azem, And Eltolad and Chesil and Hormah,
And Eltolad and Chesil and Hormah, And Ziklag and Madmannah, and Sansannah, read more. And Lebaoth and Shilhim and Ain and Rimmon: all the cities twenty and nine and their enclosures:
Libnah and Ether and Ashen,
And the second lot came forth to Simeon, to the tribe of the sons of Simeon, according to their families: and their inheritance will be in the midst of the inheritance of the sons of Judah. And there will be to them in their inheritance the Well of the Oath, and the oath, and Moladah, read more. And Hazor-Shual, and Balah, and Azem, And Eltolad, and Bethul, and Hormah,
And Eltolad, and Bethul, and Hormah, And Ziklag, and the House of Chariots, and Hazor-Susah, read more. And Beth-Lehaoth, and Sharuhen; thirteen cities and their enclosures: The Fountain, the Pomegranate, and Ether, and Ashan; four cities and their enclosures: And all the enclosures which surrounded these cities, even to Baalath-Beor, Ramath of the south. This the inheritance of the tribe of the sons of Simeon according to their families. Out of the portion of the sons of Judah was the inheritance of the sons of Simeon: for the portion of the sons of Judah was great above theirs: and the sons of Simeon will inherit in the midst of their inheritance.
And Judah will say to Simeon his brother, Go up with me into my lot, and we will fight against the Canaanite; and I also went up with thee into thy lot, and Simeon will go with him.
And Judah will go up with Simeon his brother, and they will smite the Canaanite dwelling in Zephath, and they will exterminate it, and he will call the name of the city, Hormah.
And they will come to the entrance of Gedor, even to the sunrising of the valley to seek pasture for their sheep.
And in Joshua, and in Moladah, and in the house of escape, And in fox village, and in the the well of the oath, and in its villages, read more. And in Ziklag, and in Mekonah, and its buildings, And in the pomegranate fountain, and in Zorah, and in the heights,
And, behold, a man was in Jerusalem, the name to him Simeon; and this man just and cautious, waiting the consolation of Israel : and the Holy Spirit was upon him.