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Benjamin, Tribe Of


1. Descended from Jacob’s twelfth son. Ge 35:18.

2. Predictions respecting. Ge 49:27; De 33:12.

3. Persons selected from

a. To number the people. Nu 1:11.

b. To spy out the land. Nu 13:9.

c. To divide the land. Nu 34:21.

4. Strength of, on leaving Egypt. Nu 1:36,37.

5. Formed the rear of the third division of Israel in their journeys. Nu 10:22,24.

6. Encamped on west side of the tabernacle under the standard of Ephrain. Nu 2:18,22.

7. Offering of, at dedication. Nu 7:60-65.

8. Families of. Nu 26:38-40.

9. Strength of, entering Canaan. Nu 26:41.

10. On Gerizim said amen to the blessings. De 27:12.

11. Cities and bounds of inheritance. Jos 18:11-28.

12. Celebrated as bowmen and slingers. 1Ch 12:2.

13. Assisted against Sisera. Jdj 5:14.

14. Oppressed by the Ammonites. Jdj 10:9.

15. Almost annihilated for protecting the men of Gibeah. Jdj 20:12-48.

16. Remnant of, provided with wives to preserve the tribe. Jdj 21:1-23.

17. Furnished the first king to Israel. 1Sa 9:1,2,15-17; 10:20,21; 2Sa 2:8-10.

18. Adhered for a time to the house of Saul against David. 2Sa 2:9,15,25,31.

19. Some of, assisted David. 1Ch 12:1-7,16.

20. Revolted from the house of Saul. 2Sa 3:19.

21. Some of, at David’s coronation. 1Ch 12:29.

22. A 1000 of, with Shimei came to meet David on his return to Jerusalem. 2Sa 19:16,17.

23. Very numerous in David’s time. 1Ch 7:6-12.

24. Captains appointed over. 1Ki 4:18; 1Ch 27:12.

25. Remained faithful to Judah. 1Ki 12:21.

26. Furnished an army to Jehoshaphat. 2Ch 17:17.

27. Numbers of, returned from the captivity and dwelt at Jerusalem. Ezr 1:5; Ne 11:4.

28. Celebrated persons of

a. Ehud. Jdj 3:15.

b. Kish. 1Sa 9:1.

c. Saul. 1Sa 9:1; 10:1.

d. Abner. 1Sa 14:51; 17:55.

e. Elhanan. 2Sa 21:19.

f. Paul. Php 3:5.