Genesis 46:21
New International Version
The sons of Benjamin: Bela, Beker, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim and Ard.

New Living Translation
Benjamin’s sons were Bela, Beker, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard.

English Standard Version
And the sons of Benjamin: Bela, Becher, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard.

Berean Study Bible
The sons of Benjamin: Bela, Becher, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard.

King James Bible
And the sons of Benjamin were Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard.

New King James Version
The sons of Benjamin were Belah, Becher, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard.

New American Standard Bible
And the sons of Benjamin: Bela, Becher, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard.

NASB 1995
The sons of Benjamin: Bela and Becher and Ashbel, Gera and Naaman, Ehi and Rosh, Muppim and Huppim and Ard.

NASB 1977
And the sons of Benjamin: Bela and Becher and Ashbel, Gera and Naaman, Ehi and Rosh, Muppim and Huppim and Ard.

Amplified Bible
And the sons of Benjamin: Bela, Becher, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard.

Christian Standard Bible
Benjamin’s sons: Bela, Becher, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Benjamin’s sons: Bela, Becher, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard.

American Standard Version
And the sons of Benjamin: Bela, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the sons of Benyamin: Baala and Akbar and Ashkuul and Gaara and Naaman and Akhi and Aruush and Mapheem and Khapheem and Edar.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and the sons of Benjamin; Bala, and Bochor, and Asbel. And the sons of Bala were Gera, and Noeman, and Anchis, and Ros, and Mamphim. And Gera begot Arad.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The sons of Benjamin: Bela and Bechor and Asbel and Gera and Naaman and Echi and Ros and Mophim and Ophim and Ared.

English Revised Version
And the sons of Benjamin; Bela, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard.

Good News Translation
Benjamin's sons were Bela, Becher, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The sons of [Benjamin]were Bela, Beker, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard.

International Standard Version
Benjamin's sons included Bela, Becher, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the sons of Benjamin: Bela, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard.

Literal Standard Version
And sons of Benjamin: Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard.

NET Bible
The sons of Benjamin: Bela, Beker, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim and Ard.

New Heart English Bible
And the sons of Benjamin: Bela, and Beker, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, and Ahiram, and Shuppim, and Huppim, and Ard.

World English Bible
The sons of Benjamin: Bela, Becher, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard.

Young's Literal Translation
And sons of Benjamin: Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Children of Rachel
20Manasseh and Ephraim were born to Joseph in the land of Egypt by Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest of On. 21The sons of Benjamin: Bela, Becher, Ashbel, Gera, Naaman, Ehi, Rosh, Muppim, Huppim, and Ard. 22These are the sons of Rachel born to Jacob—fourteen in all.…

Cross References
Genesis 46:22
These are the sons of Rachel born to Jacob--fourteen in all.

2 Samuel 20:1
Now a worthless man named Sheba son of Bichri, a Benjamite, happened to be there, and he blew the ram's horn and shouted: "We have no share in David, no inheritance in Jesse's son. Every man to his tent, O Israel!"

1 Chronicles 7:6
The three sons of Benjamin: Bela, Becher, and Jediael.

1 Chronicles 8:1
Benjamin was the father of Bela, his firstborn; Ashbel was the second born, Aharah the third,


Treasury of Scripture

And the sons of Benjamin were Belah, and Becher, and Ashbel, Gera, and Naaman, Ehi, and Rosh, Muppim, and Huppim, and Ard.

the sons.

Genesis 49:27
Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil.

Numbers 1:11,36,37
Of Benjamin; Abidan the son of Gideoni…

Deuteronomy 33:12
And of Benjamin he said, The beloved of the LORD shall dwell in safety by him; and the LORD shall cover him all the day long, and he shall dwell between his shoulders.

Ehi.

Numbers 26:38
The sons of Benjamin after their families: of Bela, the family of the Belaites: of Ashbel, the family of the Ashbelites: of Ahiram, the family of the Ahiramites:

Ahiram.

Numbers 26:39
Of Shupham, the family of the Shuphamites: of Hupham, the family of the Huphamites.

Shupham.

1 Chronicles 7:12
Shuppim also, and Huppim, the children of Ir, and Hushim, the sons of Aher.

Shuppim.

Numbers 26:39
Of Shupham, the family of the Shuphamites: of Hupham, the family of the Huphamites.

Hupham.









(21) Benjamin has ten sons:

Numbers 26:38-40. 1Chronicles 7:6. 1Chronicles 8:1-5.

Belah,

Bela,

Bela,

Bela,

Becher, . . .

Verse 21. - And the sons of Benjamin were Belah, - "Devouring (Gesenius); the ancient name of Zoar, one of the cities in the Jordan circle (Genesis 14:2) - and Becher, - "a Young Camel" (Gesenius) - and Ashbol, - "Opinion of God" (Gesenius), "Sprout" (Lange), "Short?" (Murphy) - Gera, "a Grain" (Gesenius), "Fighter"? (Lange) - and Naaman, - "Pleasantness" (Gesenius) - Ehi, - "Brotherly" (Lange, Murphy); = Ehud, "Joining together" (Gesenius), 1 Chronicles 8:6; styled Ahiram (Numbers 26:38) - and Rosh, - "Head" (Gesenius) - Muppim, - "Adorned One" (Lange); = Shupham (Numbers 26:38) and Shephupham (1 Chronicles 8:5), "Serpent"? (Gesenius) - and Huppim, - "Coverings" (Gesenius), or Hupham (Numbers 26:39) - and Ard - "Fugitive," "Rover" (Murphy), "Ruler"? (Lange). In Numbers 26:40 Naaman and Ard are given as the sons of Bela, and the grandsons of Benjamin; a plausible explanation of which is that Benjamin's sons died early, and were replaced in the list of heads of families by two of Bela's sons who had been named after them (Keil, Murphy, Inglis, et alii). In the same table of mishpachoth the names of Becher, Gem, and Rosh have been omitted, and that probably for a similar reason - that they died either without issue, or without a number of descendants large enough to form independent families.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The sons
וּבְנֵ֣י (ū·ḇə·nê)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of Benjamin:
בִנְיָמִ֗ן (ḇin·yā·min)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1144: Benjamin -- 'son of the right hand', youngest son of Jacob, also the name of two other Israelites

Bela,
בֶּ֤לַע (be·la‘)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1106: Bela -- an Edomite, also two Israelites

Becher,
וָבֶ֙כֶר֙ (wā·ḇe·ḵer)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1071: Becher -- 'young camel', two Israelites

Ashbel,
וְאַשְׁבֵּ֔ל (wə·’aš·bêl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 788: Ashbel -- the second son of Benjamin

Gera,
גֵּרָ֥א (gê·rā)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1617: Gera -- the name of several Israelites, also a Benjamite family

Naaman,
וְנַעֲמָ֖ן (wə·na·‘ă·mān)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 5283: Naaman -- a descendant of Benjamin, also an Aramean (Syrian) general

Ehi,
אֵחִ֣י (’ê·ḥî)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 278: Ehi -- a son of Benjamin

Rosh,
וָרֹ֑אשׁ (wā·rōš)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 7220: Rosh -- a son of Benjamin

Muppim,
מֻפִּ֥ים (mup·pîm)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 4649: Muppim -- a family in Benjamin

Huppim,
וְחֻפִּ֖ים (wə·ḥup·pîm)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2650: Huppim -- a son of Benjamin

and Ard.
וָאָֽרְדְּ׃ (wā·’ā·rəd)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 714: Ard -- a descendant of Benjamin


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