Tribe of Benjamin
Banyaman = “Son of the Right”
Modern Day Byword: Afro-West Indians/Jamaicans/Trinidadians/Barbadians/Tobagonian/Belizeans/Blacks/Negroes/Africans/Slaves
Benjamin was the 12th born son of Jacob. His mother was Rachel, Jacob’s 2nd wife. The Tribe of Benjamin was one of the 3 tribes comprising the Southern Kingdom after the split.
Birth Nomen Omen
- Gen 35:18 | As her soul was departing (for she died), she called his name Ben-Oni [son of my sorrow]; but his father called him Ben-Jamin.
Blessing & Prophesy
- Gen 49:27 | Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil.