Simeon

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See also: Simeón and Siméon

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old Testament Hebrew שִׁמְעוֹן (hearkening, listening); Simeon, a son of Jacob.

Proper noun[edit]

Simeon

  1. (biblical) Second son of Jacob, by his wife Leah.
  2. (biblical) One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Simeon.
  3. A male given name.

Quotations[edit]

  • 1611King James Version of the Bible, Genesis 35:22b-26
    Now the sons of Jacob were twelve: 23 The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun: 24 The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and Benjamin: 25 And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid; Dan, and Naphtali: 26 And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid; Gad, and Asher: these are the sons of Jacob, which were born to him in Padan-aram.
  • 1611King James Version of the Bible, Joshua 19:1
    And the second lot came forth to Simeon, even for the tribe of the children of Simeon according to their families: and their inheritance was within the inheritance of the children of Judah.

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Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Simeōn m (genitive Simeōnis); third declension

  1. Simeon (Biblical figure, son of Jacob)
  2. other Biblical characters of the same name

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular
nominative Simeōn
genitive Simeōnis
dative Simeōnī
accusative Simeōnem
ablative Simeōne
vocative Simeōn

References[edit]

  • Sĭmĕōn” on page 1,443/1 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)