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Benjamin

A slang term for a $100 bill in the United States. The term is derived from Benjamin Franklin, who appears on the $100 bill.
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Then, during the civil war, when the Benjamites tried to escape to the wilderness, the fighting caught up with them [hidbikat'hu] (20:42).
Some modern authors suggest that Benjamites and others may have encouraged left-handedness because it would be advantageous in combat.
He had even teamed up with Saul's son and Benjamite kinsmen, who had gone over to David's side in this battle for the kingdom.
When Joab, King David's army commander, goes to Abel of Beth-maacah where Sheba, the rebellious son of Bichri, a Benjamite, is hiding, he threatens to destroy the entire city, possibly causing a rift in the nation.