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Simeon

or

Symeon

(both: sĭm`ēŏn), in the Bible. 1 Second son of Jacob and Leah and ancestor of the southernmost tribe of Israel. He and his tribe are seldom mentioned individually. 2 Devout man who blessed Jesus when He was presented in the Temple. He uttered Nunc dimittisNunc dimittis
[Lat.,=now you are dismissing], the opening words of Simeon's song of praise on the occasion of the presentation of the infant Jesus in the Temple. After seeing Jesus, Simeon joyfully proclaims that he has seen God's salvation.
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. 3 Simeon Niger, early Christian, prominent in Antioch. In chapter 15 of the Acts of the Apostles, Simeon appears for the usual Simon, referring to St. Peter.

Simeon

 

Born 864 or 865; died May 27,927. Bulgarian prince (from 893) and tsar (from 919). Simeon greatly expanded the First Bulgarian Kingdom through numerous wars with Byzantium; the kingdom achieved its greatest power and cultural development during his reign. Bȯgomilism arose during the same period. [23–1154–]

Simeon

recognizes young Jesus as messiah. [N.T.: Luke 2:22–34]

Simeon

1. 
a. Old Testament the second son of Jacob and Leah
b. the tribe descended from him
c. the territory once occupied by this tribe in the extreme south of the land of Canaan
2. New Testament a devout Jew, who recognized the infant Jesus as the Messiah and uttered the canticle Nunc Dimittis over him in the Temple (Luke 2:25--35)
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