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Bene-jaakan meaning

בני יעקן

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🔼The name Bene-jaakan in the Bible

Bene-jaakan is a location in the wilderness between Egypt and the Sinai (Numbers 33:31). There's also a Beeroth Bene-jaakan (spelled with a maqqep: בני־יעקן), but it's not clear how the two relate (Deuteronomy 10:6).

🔼Etymology of the name Bene-jaakan

This name consists of two parts; the latter being the name Jaakan, which probably means He Twists (see our article on the name Jaakan for the details).

The first part of the name Bene-jaakan comes from the common Hebrew noun בן (ben), meaning son:

🔼Bene-jaakan meaning

Bene-jaakan means Sons of Jaakan, or Sons Of He Who Twists.