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Jamin meaning

ימין
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🔼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-rabbis 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:

🔼Jamin meaning

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.

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