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Simeon, The Tribe of

  • Descended from Jacob's second son by Leah.

    Genesis 29:33 And she conceived again, and bare a son; and said, Because the LORD hath heard that I was hated, he hath therefore given me this son also: and she called his name Simeon.

  • Predictions respecting.

    Genesis 49:5-7 Simeon and Levi are brethren; instruments of cruelty are in their habitations. 6 O my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united: for in their anger they slew a man, and in their selfwill they digged down a wall. 7 Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel.

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    • To number the people.

      Numbers 1:6 Of Simeon; Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai.

    • To spy out the land.

      Numbers 13:5 Of the tribe of Simeon, Shaphat the son of Hori.

    • To divide the land.

      Numbers 34:20 And of the tribe of the children of Simeon, Shemuel the son of Ammihud.

    See Simeon in McClintock and Strong.

  • Formed part of the second division of Israel in their journeys.

    Numbers 10:18-19 And the standard of the camp of Reuben set forward according to their armies: and over his host was Elizur the son of Shedeur. 19 And over the host of the tribe of the children of Simeon was Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai.

  • Encamped under the standard of Reuben south of the tabernacle.

    Numbers 2:12 And those which pitch by him shall be the tribe of Simeon: and the captain of the children of Simeon shall be Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai.

  • Strength of, on leaving Egypt.

    Numbers 1:22 Of the children of Simeon, by their generations, after their families, by the house of their fathers, those that were numbered of them, according to the number of the names, by their polls, every male from twenty years old and upward, all that were able to go forth to war;

    Numbers 2:13 And his host, and those that were numbered of them, were fifty and nine thousand and three hundred.

  • Offering of, at the dedication.

    Numbers 7:36-41 On the fifth day Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai, prince of the children of Simeon, did offer: 37 His offering was one silver charger, the weight whereof was an hundred and thirty shekels, one silver bowl of seventy shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary; both of them full of fine flour mingled with oil for a meat offering: 38 One golden spoon of ten shekels, full of incense: 39 One young bullock, one ram, one lamb of the first year, for a burnt offering: ...

  • Families of.

    Numbers 26:12-13 The sons of Simeon after their families: of Nemuel, the family of the Nemuelites: of Jamin, the family of the Jaminites: of Jachin, the family of the Jachinites: 13 Of Zerah, the family of the Zarhites: of Shaul, the family of the Shaulites.

  • Strength of, on entering Canaan.

    Numbers 26:14 These are the families of the Simeonites, twenty and two thousand and two hundred.

  • Plagued for following the idolatry, &c. of Midian, which accounts for their decrease.

    Numbers 25:9 And those that died in the plague were twenty and four thousand.

    Numbers 26:14 These are the families of the Simeonites, twenty and two thousand and two hundred.

    Numbers 1:23 Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Simeon, were fifty and nine thousand and three hundred.

  • On Mount Gerizim said amen to the blessings.

    Deuteronomy 27:12 These shall stand upon mount Gerizim to bless the people, when ye are come over Jordan; Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Joseph, and Benjamin:

  • Inheritance of, within Judah.

    Joshua 19:1-8 And the second lot came forth to Simeon, even for the tribe of the children of Simeon according to their families: and their inheritance was within the inheritance of the children of Judah. 2 And they had in their inheritance Beersheba, or Sheba, and Moladah, 3 And Hazarshual, and Balah, and Azem, 4 And Eltolad, and Bethul, and Hormah, ...

  • Bounds of their inheritance with cities and villages.

    Joshua 19:2-8 And they had in their inheritance Beersheba, or Sheba, and Moladah, 3 And Hazarshual, and Balah, and Azem, 4 And Eltolad, and Bethul, and Hormah, 5 And Ziklag, and Bethmarcaboth, and Hazarsusah, ...

    1 Chronicles 4:28-33 And they dwelt at Beersheba, and Moladah, and Hazarshual, 29 And at Bilhah, and at Ezem, and at Tolad, 30 And at Bethuel, and at Hormah, and at Ziklag, 31 And at Bethmarcaboth, and Hazarsusim, and at Bethbirei, and at Shaaraim. These were their cities unto the reign of David. ...

  • United with Judah in expelling the Canaanites from their inheritance.

    Judges 1:3 And Judah said unto Simeon his brother, Come up with me into my lot, that we may fight against the Canaanites; and I likewise will go with thee into thy lot. So Simeon went with him.

    Judges 1:17 And Judah went with Simeon his brother, and they slew the Canaanites that inhabited Zephath, and utterly destroyed it. And the name of the city was called Hormah.

  • Many of, at the coronation of David.

    1 Chronicles 12:25 Of the children of Simeon, mighty men of valour for the war, seven thousand and one hundred.

  • Officer appointed over, by David.

    1 Chronicles 27:16 Furthermore over the tribes of Israel: the ruler of the Reubenites was Eliezer the son of Zichri: of the Simeonites, Shephatiah the son of Maachah:

  • Part of, united with Judah under Asa.

    2 Chronicles 15:9 And he gathered all Judah and Benjamin, and the strangers with them out of Ephraim and Manasseh, and out of Simeon: for they fell to him out of Israel in abundance, when they saw that the LORD his God was with him.

  • Josiah purged their land of idols.

    2 Chronicles 34:6 And so did he in the cities of Manasseh, and Ephraim, and Simeon, even unto Naphtali, with their mattocks round about.

  • Part of, destroyed the remnant of the Amalekites, and dwelt in their land.

    1 Chronicles 4:39-43 And they went to the entrance of Gedor, even unto the east side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks. 40 And they found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and peaceable; for they of Ham had dwelt there of old. 41 And these written by name came in the days of Hezekiah king of Judah, and smote their tents, and the habitations that were found there, and destroyed them utterly unto this day, and dwelt in their rooms: because there was pasture there for their flocks. 42 And some of them, even of the sons of Simeon, five hundred men, went to mount Seir, having for their captains Pelatiah, and Neariah, and Rephaiah, and Uzziel, the sons of Ishi. ...

 
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