Tribe of Simeon
SHAMAIWAN = “Affliction heard”
Simeon was the 2nd born son of Jacob. His mother was Leah, Jacobs 1st wife and Rachel’s older sister. The Tribe of Simeon was one of the tribes comprising the Northern Kingdom after the split.
Modern Day Byword: Dominicans/Tainos/Caribbeans/Natives/Indians/Injuns/Savages
Birth Nomen Omen
- Gen 29:33 | Then she conceived again and bore a son, and said, “Because the LORD has heard that I am unloved, He has therefore given me this son also.” And she called his name Simeon.
Blessing & Prophesy
- Gen 49:5 | Simeon and Levi are brethren; instruments of cruelty are in their habitations.
- Gen 49:6 | O my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united: for in their anger they slew a man, and in their selfwill they digged down a wall.
- Gen 49:7 | Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel.