Tribe of Benjamin

, is descended from Benjamin.

At the time of the first census, the Tribe of Benjamin was led by Abidan. There were 35,400 men 20 years or older able to serve in military. At the second census 45,600 men were counted.

Moses blessed all the tribes of Israel before dying. About the Tribe of Benjamin he said "Let the beloved of the LORD rest secure in him, for he shields him all day long, and the one the LORD loves rests between his shoulders."