Benjamin

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Benjamin was the last-born of Jacob's thirteen children (12 sons and 1 daughter), and the second and last son of Rachel in Jewish, Christian and Islamic tradition.wikipedia
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Rachel

RakelBiblicallyhis step-mother
Benjamin was the last-born of Jacob's thirteen children (12 sons and 1 daughter), and the second and last son of Rachel in Jewish, Christian and Islamic tradition.
Rachel (רָחֵל Rāḥêl, meaning 'ewe') was a Biblical figure, the favorite of Jacob's two wives, and the mother of Joseph and Benjamin, two of the twelve progenitors of the tribes of Israel.

Tribe of Benjamin

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He was the progenitor of the Israelite Tribe of Benjamin.
The tribe was descended from Benjamin, the youngest son of the patriarch Jacob and his wife Rachel.

Jacob

IsraelYaakovsons of Jacob
Benjamin was the last-born of Jacob's thirteen children (12 sons and 1 daughter), and the second and last son of Rachel in Jewish, Christian and Islamic tradition. Though not named in the Quran, Benjamin is referred to as the righteous youngest son of Jacob, in the narrative of Joseph in Islamic tradition.
Jacob is said to have had twelve sons by four women, his wives, Leah and Rachel, and his concubines, Bilhah and Zilpah, who were, in order of their birth, Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Issachar, Zebulun, Joseph, and Benjamin, all of whom became the heads of their own family groups, later known as the Twelve Tribes of Israel, and it is also known that he had a daughter, Dinah.

Joseph (Genesis)

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In the Hebrew Bible unlike Rachel's first son, Joseph, Benjamin was born in Canaan.
This was Joseph's full brother, Benjamin.

Jesse

Jesse of BethlehemTree of Jesse
Later rabbinic traditions name him as one of four ancient Israelites who died without sin, the other three being Chileab, Jesse and Amram.
Later rabbinic traditions name him as one of four ancient Israelites who died without sin, the other three being Benjamin, Chileab and Amram.

Israelites

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He was the progenitor of the Israelite Tribe of Benjamin.
Jacob's twelve sons (in order of birth), Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Issachar, Zebulun, Joseph and Benjamin, become the ancestors of twelve tribes, with the exception of Joseph, whose two sons Mannasseh and Ephraim, who were adopted by Jacob, become tribal eponyms.

Twelve Tribes of Israel

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Unusually for one of the 12 tribes of Israel, the Bible does not explain the etymology of Benjamin's name.

Chileab

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Later rabbinic traditions name him as one of four ancient Israelites who died without sin, the other three being Chileab, Jesse and Amram.
Later rabbinic traditions name him as one of four ancient Israelites who died without sin, the other three being Benjamin, Jesse and Amram.

Judah (son of Jacob)

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The narrative goes on to state that when Judah (on behalf of the other brothers) begged Joseph not to enslave Benjamin and instead enslave him, since enslavement of Benjamin would break Jacob's heart.
When the brothers return, Joseph tests them by demanding the enslavement of Benjamin.

Amram

Arabic version of AmramImran Arabic version of Amram
Later rabbinic traditions name him as one of four ancient Israelites who died without sin, the other three being Chileab, Jesse and Amram.
The other three ancient Israelites who died without sin, being Benjamin, Jesse and Chileab.

List of minor Old Testament figures, L–Z

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Muppim (Hebrew מֻפִּים) or Shuphim was the eighth son of Benjamin in Genesis 46:21 and Numbers 26:39.

Joseph in Islam

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Though not named in the Quran, Benjamin is referred to as the righteous youngest son of Jacob, in the narrative of Joseph in Islamic tradition.
His brother Benjamin was equally pleasant and both were from the same mother, Rachel.

Simeon (son of Jacob)

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In the biblical Joseph narrative, when Joseph, having settled in Egypt, asks his brothers to bring Benjamin to him, he takes Simeon hostage to ensure that they return.

Mordecai

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The Targum Sheni gives his genealogy in more detail, as follows: "Mordecai, son of Ya'ir, son of Shim'i, son of Shmida, son of Baana, son of Eila, son of Micah, son of Mephibosheth, son of Jonathan, son of Saul, son of Kish, son of Aviel, son of Tzror, son of Bechorath, son of Aphiah, son of Sh'charim, son of Uziah, son of Sheshak, son of Michael, son of Elyael, son of Amihud, son of Shephatya, son of Psuel, son of Pison, son of Malikh, son of Jerubaal, son of Yerucham, son of Chananya, son of Zavdi, son of Elpo'al, son of Shimri, son of Zecharya, son of Merimoth, son of Hushim, son of Sh'chora, son of Gazah, son of 'Azza, son of Gera, son of Bela, son of Benjamin, son of Jacob the firstborn, whose name is called Israel."

Levi

Levi (surname)Levi de Israel PaddanLevy

Dan (son of Jacob)

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Naphtali

Gad (son of Jacob)

GadGade Mayanthe son of Jacob named ''Gad

Dinah