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Benjamin

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Etymology

From the Greek Βενιαμίν from the Hebrew בּנימין

Proper noun

Singular
Benjamin

Plural
s

Benjamin (s)

  1. A male given name of biblical origin.
  2. (Biblical) The youngest of the sons of Jacob and Rachel.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A US$100 bill, which features a portrait of Benjamin Franklin. Often used in the plural form to indicate money:
    • Dean Ornish: "Health Care: It's All About the Benjamins" Newsweek (April 12, 2006) [1]
    • Movie title: "All About the Benjamins" (2002) [2]
    • Martha Baer: "It's Not All About The Benjamins" Tango Magazine (2007) [3]

Quotations

  • 1611, King James Version of the Bible (Authorized Version), Genesis 35:18:
    And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died) that she called his name Benoni: but his father called him Benjamin.
  • 1908 George Bernard Shaw: Getting Married:
    What about the youngest child - the Benjamin - the child of its parents' mature strength and charity, always better treated than the unfortunate eldest children of their youthful ignorance and wilfulness?

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Danish

Proper noun

Benjamin

  1. (Biblical) Benjamin.
  2. A male given name.

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Finnish

Proper noun

Benjamin

  1. (Biblical) Benjamin.

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French

Proper noun

Benjamin

  1. (Biblical) Benjamin.
  2. A male given name.

German

Proper noun

Benjamin [[Category:Template:lang:de proper nouns|Benjamin]]

  1. (Biblical) Benjamin.
  2. A male given name. Diminutive: Ben.

Norwegian

Proper noun

Benjamin

  1. (Biblical) Benjamin.
  2. A male given name

Swedish

Proper noun

Benjamin

  1. (Biblical) Benjamin.
  2. A male given name.

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