The apostle Paul was from the tribe of Benjamin.
The apostle Paul was of the tribe of Benjamin(Romans 11:1; Philippians 3:5).
The answer is found in Philippians 3:5 which reads ....."of the stock of Israel, ofthe tribe of Benjamin".........Your question asks - "what.... was he named after": Paul wasn't named after the tribe of Benjamin, he was a descendant of that tribe, one of the 12 tribes of Israel.
The Benjamites in the Bible are the descendants of the tribe of Benjamin; one of the 12 tribes of Israel. The apostle Paul was a Benjamite.
Paul, formerly Saul of Tarsus was a Roman citizen. I don't know that the word 'tribe' would actually apply to him as it might to Jesus (Tribe of David) or Mary Magdalene (Tribe of Benjamin) or the 12 original desciples.
The apostle Paul (Saul) was from the tribe of Benjamin. (Philippians 3:4-5)In Romans 11:1:"I say then, Hath God cast away his people? God forbid. For I also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin."Paul was from the tribe of Benjamin. Philippians 3 versus 1 through 4.Philippians 3:5 (ASV)5 circumcised the eighth day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; as touching the law, a Pharisee;
The tribe of Benjamin
King Saul was from the tribe of Benjamin because the book of Samuel says he was from the tribe of Benjamin. There is no reference anywhere in the Bible to King Saul being from the Tribe of Judah.
Solomon was from the tribe of Judah. It is the tribe of Benjamin.
If the apostle Peter was from a "Jewish" tribe, it would have to be Judah. Only Judah was a "Jewish" tribe. All the tribes were not "Jewish" anymore than all the apostles were peter.
Benjamin is a famous tribe of isareal.
They were from the tribe of Benjamin.
No she was not. She was either from the tribe of Judah or the tribe of Benjamin.
The tribe of Benjamin came from the last son of Jacob and Rachel. He was also the youngest son of the twelve.
The tribe of Benjamin is named after Benjamin Jacobs son.
He was from the tribe of Benjamin (1 Chron. 8:6).
Mordecai, Esther's uncle, came from the tribe of Benjamin (Esther 2:5). While not directly mentioned, it can be inferred from this that Esther was also from the tribe of Benjamin.
(Philippians 3:5) 5 circumcised the eighth day, out of the family stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew [born] from Hebrews; as respects law, a Pharisee;
The tribe of Benjamin was adjacent to Judah; and the capital city of the nation, Jerusalem, was shared by these two tribes. So Jerusalem could also be called the capital of Benjamin.