from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In the Bible, a son of Jacob and Leah and the forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.
- In the New Testament, the devout Jew who proclaimed the Nunc Dimittis while holding the infant Jesus in his arms.
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- proper n. Second son of Jacob, by his wife Leah.
- proper n. One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Simeon.
- proper n. A male given name.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Old Testament) the 2nd son of Jacob and one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel
The Bucs had only 25 sacks last season but have two veteran mentors in Simeon Rice and free agent addition Kevin Carter to groom Adams.
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Several highly regarded prospects have had noteworthy performances over the past few days, but it is difficult to imagine anyone matching the clutch performance of Derrick Rose in Simeon (Chicago) High School's upset of the nation's then-No. 1 team in a nationally televised game.
The impulse didn't seem prudent, but Eagan knew not to stand in Simeon's way.
He quotes Lia as saying: "Because the Lord heard that I was despised, he hath given this also to me; and she called his name Simeon" (Gen., xxix, 33).
St. Simeon is pictured not as king, but in a grey cloak as monk of Mount Athos, whither he retired.
Madmenah -- not the city in Simeon (Jos 15: 31), but a village near
Rimmon, in Simeon (Jos 15: 32), the south border of Judah; not the Rimmon northeast of Michmash.
His use of the intensely Jewish form of the name Simeon is an interesting reminiscence of old days.
Simeon is promised that he should not see death till he had seen Christ; and he is willing to construe that beyond what was expressed, as an intimation that, when he had seen Christ, he should die: Lord, be it so, saith he, now let me depart.