Speech,” Simeon declares, “is but the mechanical result of certain adjustments of the vocal organs.
About that time the Bishops in assembly asked, "Is Simeon sincere?"
Simeon, it is a long time since they sent me any money from home.'
Simeon turned slowly on his side and drew a watch from under his pillow.
I beg your pardonI forgot that could only be done by forfeiting Simeon!
But fortitude and aspiration alike had deserted Mr. Simeon for the while.
Had Simeon lost himself in the Patagonian wilds or was he drowned?
Simeon, you are the oldest of the party; do you lift up your voice for us all.
How can we abandon Simeon without raising a finger to save him?
Then he queried: 'But what is, if we look at it, and while we look, Simeon?
hearing. (1.) The second son of Jacob by Leah (Gen. 29:33). He was associated with Levi in the terrible act of vengeance against Hamor and the Shechemites (34:25, 26). He was detained by Joseph in Egypt as a hostage (42:24). His father, when dying, pronounced a malediction against him (49:5-7). The words in the Authorized Version (49:6), "they digged down a wall," ought to be, as correctly rendered in the Revised Version, "they houghed an ox." (2.) An aged saint who visited the temple when Jesus was being presented before the Lord, and uttered lofty words of thankgiving and of prophecy (Luke 2:29-35). (3.) One of the ancestors of Joseph (Luke 3:30). (4.) Surnamed Niger, i.e., "black," perhaps from his dark complexion, a teacher of some distinction in the church of Antioch (Acts 13:1-3). It has been supposed that this was the Simon of Cyrene who bore Christ's cross. Note the number of nationalities represented in the church at Antioch. (5.) James (Acts 15:14) thus designates the apostle Peter (q.v.).