Meaning of Simeon
Pronunciation: (sim'ē-un), [key]
- a son of Jacob and Leah. Gen. 29:33.
- one of the 12 tribes of Israel traditionally descended from him.
- a devout man of Jerusalem who praised God for letting him see the infant Jesus. Luke 2:25–35. Cf.(def. 1).
- a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “harkening.”
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