What does Simeon mean?

Simeon meaning in General Dictionary

(Old Testament) the next boy of Jacob and another of the 12 patriarchs of Israel


Simeon meaning in Names Dictionary

That hears or obeys, this is certainly heard.
Name Origin: Biblical
Name Gender: Male


Simeon meaning in Etymology Dictionary

masc. appropriate title, Biblical 2nd child of Jacob and Leah; additionally a tribe of Israel; see Simon.


Sentence Examples with the word Simeon

The tradition that the utterance of the name in the daily benedictions ceased with the death of Simeon the Just, two centuries or more before the Christian era, perhaps arose from a misunderstanding of Menalioth, 109b; in any case it cannot stand against the testimony of older and more authoritative texts.

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