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  "Because the LORD hath heard that I [Leah] was hated, he hath therefore given me this son also: and she called his name Simeon, as his name means 'heard'."  Leah was hated, the Irish were hated in America, Simeon means 'heard',  John F. Kennedy was 'heard' loud and clear when he said, "Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country".

The Irish excel in music and the literary arts, which are heard around the world.

  Simeon - Shim'on, was Jacob and Leah's second son. The name "Shim'on" appears to be a contraction of the Hebrew words "Shama'" & "'on," which means, "[God] has heard of my suffering," a reference to Leah's perception that Rachel was Jacob's favorite wife.

 Simeon and Levi were the tribes who took out revenge for the dishonor of their sister, Dinah.

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Because the Lord hath heard that I [Leah] was hated, he hath therefore given me this son also: and she called his name Simeon, as his name means 'heard'. Leah was hated - the Irish were also hated in America. The name, Leah, did not mean 'weary' as some have indicated, but rather, her name means 'inpatient' or 'grieved'. Leah was surely grieved and impatient.

LEAH: #3811 la'ah law-aw' name means, to tire; to be, or make disgusted, faint, grieve, lothe, to be or make weary. BUT also Leah means to be impatient, be offended, to be anxious about a situation. #3812 Le'ah lay-aw'. Leah, a wife of Jacob. #8513 tla'ah tel-aw-aw',  distress, travail, travel, trouble.

SIMEON #8095 Shim`own shim-one' from #8085, hearing; Shimon, one of Jacob's sons, also the tribe descended from him, Simeon. #8085 shama` shaw-mah' to hear intelligently [often with implication of attention, obedience, to tell, attentively, call [gather] together, certainly, consent, consider, be content, declare, diligently, discern, give ear, cause to, let, make to hear[ken, tell], listen, make [a] noise, [be] obedient, obey, perceive, [make a] proclamation, publish, regard, report, shew [forth], [make a] sound, tell, understand, whosoever heareth, witness, prayer answered. We all love to listen to the Irish sing, right?

            Simeon - Shim'on, was Jacob and Leah's second son. The name 'Shim'on' appears to be a contraction of the Hebrew words 'Shama' & 'on', which means, [God] has heard my suffering, a reference to Leah's perception that Rachel was Jacob's favorite wife.

            Simeon was associated with Levi in the terrible act of vengeance against Hamor and the Shechemites. He was detained by Joseph in Egypt as a hostage. His father, when dying, pronounced a malediction against him. Simeon and Levi are brethren; instruments of cruelty are in their habitations. When Simeon's sister, Dinah, was raped by Shechem, the son of Hamor, ruler of the city of Shechem, he and his brother Levi, decimated the city's inhabitants in retribution. And Jacob said to Simeon and Levi, ‘Ye have troubled me and caused me to stink among the inhabitants of the land, among the Canaanites, and the Perizzites: and I being few in number, they shall gather themselves together against me, and slay me; and I shall be destroyed, I and my house’.

            Genesis 49:6 - “O my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united: for in their anger they slew a man, and in their selfwill they digged down a wall.” The words 'they digged down a wall' is not correct, for it should read, 'they cut the hamstring of an ox.' Cutting hamstrings of the ‘Bull’ [England] – hummm.

            #6131 `aqar aw-kar'  to pluck up, to cut the hamstring;  to exterminate, dig down, houghed, pluck up, root up.

            Not Wall: #7794 showr shore from #7788, a bullock [as a traveller], bull[-ock], cow, ox, wall [by mistake for #7791 – wall]

            Genesis 49:7 'Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel. Although Simeon’s tribal members were scattered amongst the other tribes, there is a nation that represents Simeon today, this is Ireland'.

            'And the second lot came forth to Simeon, even for the tribe of the children of Simeon according to their families: and their inheritance was within the inheritance of the children of Judah [Scotland]. And Judah said unto Simeon his brother, Come up with me into my lot, that we may fight against the Canaanites [Romans?]; and I likewise will go with thee into thy lot. So Simeon went with him'.

The second lot came out for Simeon, even for the tribe of the children of Simeon according to their families. Their inheritance was in the midst of the inheritance of the children of Judah.

Brother Joseph took Simeon hostage for the deliverance of Benjamin. Simeon, at one time, was the weakest of all the tribes, and was found among the tribes of  Judah.

Much of Ireland’s Celtic is also found in Scotland/Judah, but a significant portion is Simeon. The Irish and the Scottish were closely mingled, however, the identity of tribal patterns falls directly on the nations, or country, itself; secondarily on the people.



            The Irish have always been in protest to English rule – much as saying that Simeon has always resented Joseph. This is an amazing clue, as it was Simeon that actually wanted to kill Joseph, and the one who bound him in chains. No wonder Ireland has problems with England.

            From the 'Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs', which is the 'Oskan Armenian Orthodox Bible' of 1666:

            ' The Testament of Simeon is primarily an attack against resentment. In the Genesis narrative, Simeon is portrayed as having been bound in chains by Joseph, and the author of the Testament argues that Simeon had wanted to kill Joseph due to jealousy, allowing the Testament to continue with a discourse about envy. The narrative of the Testament explains that it was Simeon who had sold Joseph into slavery, and goes on to portray Joseph as the ideal of virtue and generosity. '

            Traditionally, Ireland is subdivided into four provinces: Connacht, Leinster, Munster, and Ulster – interesting that 'King Coniah' was the last legitimate king of Judah. Connacht, means 'land of the descendants of Conn'. Wow! What a cookie crumb, huh? #3659 Coniah: {Konyahuw} means 'The Lord will establish'. Coniah is another name for King Jehoiachin of Judah, the next to last king on the throne before the captivity. Zedekiah, aka Mattaniah, was the last king of Judah, placed on the throne by Nebuchadnezzar, so legitimately, by natural succession, Coniah was the last rightful kind of Judah. More than likely, it was the daughters of Coniah that Jeremiah took to the Isles, and not the daughters of Zedekiah.

            In Ireland over the last 1,000 years, there have been influences by the Vikings and the Normans, but Basque influence over the Irish produced the 'black Irish'. Recent DNA evidence shows that there may have been Celto-Basque cultural contact through the immigration of the Galacians from Spain and France, known as the pre-Celtic, which would account for the high factor of Rh negative blood found amongst the Celtic peoples than there is in Germanic peoples. This may also account for the 'black Irish', which were not black in skin tone, but they have black hair and darker eye color, vs the reddish-blonde hair and blue or green eyes of most Irish. For this reason, the Irish were not always thought of as being altogether white, combined with their religion of Catholicism, which Protestants dislike, set the stage for discrimination. Much anti-Irish sentiment grew into long and constant hatred after the great potato famine migration of the 1840's, which led to the Irish being called, 'Irish niggers'; the two despised groups [Catholic Black-Irish and Negroes], were often lumped together at the bottom of the American barrel by Protestant citizens.

Simeon and Levi together as brethren. were instruments of cruelty in their habitations. They were to be separated one from another, which they are today by water, government, and religion. While many Irish/Simeonites are Catholic, the Levites are mostly Christian Protestant.

 Is it any wonder - if Simeon really was guilty of construing to kill his brother Joseph that he would become plagued with karmic debt. Considering that the Irish have suffered greatly for no other obvious or apparent reason, it could be the sins of Simeon hanging around to haunt them, or the curse of Jacob for his trouble with them. But when all is said and done, you’ve just got to love the Irish – see, when it comes to the Israelites, things can change for the better.


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