“These are the names of the men: Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jephunneh. Of the tribe of the people of Simeon, Shemuel the son of Ammihud. Of the tribe of Benjamin, Elidad the son of Chislon.”
These are the names of the men: Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jephunneh.
Judah H3063: From יָדָה H3034; celebrated ; Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory.
Judah = "praised"
Jephunneh H3312: From פָּנָה H6437; he will be prepared. H6437: A primitive root; to turn ; by implication to face, that is, appear, look, etc.
Caleb H3612: Perhaps a form of כֶּלֶב H3611, or else from the same root in the sense of forcible. H3611: From an unused root meaning to yelp, or else to attack ; a dog ; hence (by euphemism) a male prostitute: - dog.
Deuteronomy 1:36 except Caleb the son of Jephunneh. He shall see it, and to him and to his children I will give the land on which he has trodden, because he has wholly followed the LORD!'
Genesis 49:8 "Judah, your brothers shall praise you; your hand shall be on the neck of your enemies; your father's sons shall bow down before you.49:9 Judah is a lion's cub; from the prey, my son, you have gone up. He stooped down; he crouched as a lion and as a lioness; who dares rouse him?49:10 The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor the ruler's staff from between his feet, until tribute comes to him; and to him shall be the obedience of the peoples.
Judges 1:2 The LORD said, "Judah shall go up; behold, I have given the land into his hand."
Of the tribe of the people of Simeon, Shemuel the son of Ammihud.
Simeon H8095: From שָׁמַע H8085; hearing. H8085: A primitive root; to hear intelligently (often with implication of attention, obedience, etc.; causatively to tell, etc.).
Shemuel H8050: From the passive participle of שָׁמַע H8085 and אֵל H410; heard of God.
Samuel = "his name is El"
1 Samuel 3:10 And the LORD came and stood, calling as at other times, "Samuel! Samuel!" And Samuel said, "Speak, for your servant hears."
Ammihud H5989: From עַם H5971 and הוֹד H1935; people of splendor.
Ammihud = "my kinsman is majesty"
Judges 1:3 And Judah said to Simeon his brother, "Come up with me into the territory allotted to me, that we may fight against the Canaanites. And I likewise will go with you into the territory allotted to you." So Simeon went with him.
John 10:27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.
Of the tribe of Benjamin, Elidad the son of Chislon.
Benjamin H1144: From בֵּן H1121 and יָמִין H3225; son of (the) right hand.
Elidad H449: From the same as אֶלְדָּד H419; God of (his) love. BDB Lexicon:
Elidad = "my God has loved".
Chislon H3692: From כָּסַל H3688; hopeful. BDB Lexicon:
Chislon = "confidence"
Genesis 49:27 "Benjamin is a ravenous wolf, in the morning devouring the prey and at evening dividing the spoil."
Genesis 43:34 Portions were taken to them from Joseph's table, but Benjamin's portion was five times as much as any of theirs. And they drank and were merry with him.