Benjamin, son of Jacob - ܒܢܝܡܝܢ

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Identity

Benjamin, son of Jacob is the biblical patriarch from the book of Genesis in the Hebrew Bible. The favored youngest son of Jacob and Rachel, he was also the favorite of his older brother Joseph. The two were commemorated together in the Syriac hagiographic tradition.1

Names:

  • ܒܢܝܡܝܢ1
  • Benjamin, son of Jacob
  • Benjamin1
  • Benyamīn
  • Benyamīn1



Works Cited

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  • 1 Ugo Zanetti and Claude Detienne, Bibliotheca Hagiographica Syriaca, entry: 1800.Link to Syriaca.org Bibliographic Record

How to Cite This Entry

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Benjamin, son of Jacob — ܒܢܝܡܝܢ ” in Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints last modified August 17, 2016, http://syriaca.org/person/1632.

Bibliography:

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al., “Benjamin, son of Jacob — ܒܢܝܡܝܢ .” In Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson. Vol. 1 of Gateway to the Syriac Saints, edited by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent et al.. Syriaca.org, 2016-. Entry published August 17, 2016. http://syriaca.org/person/1632.

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Entry Title: Benjamin, son of Jacob — ܒܢܝܡܝܢ

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  • David A. Michelson, general editor, Syriaca.org: The Syriac Reference Portal
  • Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson, editors, Qadishe: A Guide to the Syriac Saints
  • Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent and David A. Michelson, entry contributors, “Benjamin, son of Jacob — ܒܢܝܡܝܢ

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  • Editing, proofreading, data entry and revision by Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent
  • Data architecture and encoding by David A. Michelson
  • Editing, Syriac data conversion, data entry, and reconciling by Adam P. Kane
  • Editing and Syriac data proofreading by Aram Bar Schabo
  • Entries adapted from the work of Jean Maurice Fiey
  • Entries adapted from the work of Ugo Zanetti
  • Entries adapted from the work of Claude Detienne

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