🔼The name Jamin in the Bible
There are three men named Jamin in the Bible:
- A son of Simeon, son of Jacob and Leah. This Jamin is one of the sixty-six proto-Israelites who moved to Goshen in Egypt, and the progenitor of the ימיני, the Jaminites (Numbers 26:12).
- The second son of Ram, son of Jerahmeel, son of Hezron, son of Perez, son of Judah and Tamar (1 Chronicles 2:27).
- One of the proto-rabbi's who helped Ezra proclaim the Law to the people (Nehemiah 8:7).
🔼Etymology of the name Jamin
The name Jamin is derived from the noun ימין (yamin), meaning right hand or right side, from the root ימן:
For a meaning of the name Jamin, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads The Right Hand. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has the similar Right Hand.