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Ben is often a shortened version of the given name Benjamin or Benedict. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... Binyamin (Hebrew: , Standard  Tiberian ) was, according to the Book of Genesis, a son of Jacob, and the second (and final) son of Rachel, and the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Benjamin[1]; in the Biblical account, unlike Rachels first son - Joseph, the father of Ephraim and Manasseh - Benjamin... Look up Benedict in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Benedict can mean many things. ...

  • "Ben", Hebrew for "son of", common in inscriptions on gravestones
  • Ben, Iran, a city in Chahar Mahaal and Bakhtiari, Iran
  • Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in Scotland and the United Kingdom

The word Hebrew most likely means to cross over, referring to the Semitic people crossing over the Euphrates River. ... Ben is a city in Chahar Mahaal and Bakhtiari, Iran. ... Ben Nevis (Gaelic: Beinn Nibheis) is the highest mountain in the British Isles. ...

Art and Fiction

  • Ben (film), a 1972 film about a young boy and his pet rat, Ben
  • Ben (song), a song by Michael Jackson recorded for the film
  • Ben (album), the album containing the song and others, by Michael Jackson
  • "(Ben)", a song by Avail from their 1996 album 4am Friday
  • Bennie and the Jets, a #1 Elton John song
  • The Bens, the name adopted by musicians Ben Lee, Ben Folds and Ben Kweller
  • Thing (comics) or Ben Grimm, in the comic book series Fantastic Four
  • Ben Harper (My Family), a fictional character in the British sitcom My Family
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi or Ben, a fictional character in the Star Wars universe
  • Benjamin Linus, fictional character in the television show Lost; leader of the Others (under Jacob)
  • Benjamin "Ben" Tennyson is a fictional character from Ben 10, a Cartoon Network show

Ben is a 1972 film about a young boy (played by Lee H. Montgomery) and his pet rat, Ben. ... Audio sample Ben was a number-one hit recording by a teenaged Michael Jackson for the Motown label in 1972. ... Ben was the second full-length solo album by teenage pop-soul music phenomenon Michael Jackson. ... 4am Friday is the third studio album by Avail. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Bens 2003 self-titled EP The Bens is the name adopted by musicians Ben Lee, Ben Folds and Ben Kweller when they toured and recorded as a group for their The Bens Rock Over Australia tour in 2003. ... The Thing (Benjamin Ben Jacob Grimm) is a fictional character, a founding member of the superhero team The Fantastic Four in the Marvel Comics universe. ... Ben Harper is a fictional character in the long running British sitcom My Family. ... Obi-Wan Ben Kenobi is a fictional character in the Star Wars universe. ... Benjamin Linus, better known as Ben, is a fictional character on the ABC television series Lost played by Michael Emerson. ... Jacob Wrestling with the Angel – Gustave Doré, 1855 Jacob or Yaakov, (Hebrew: יַעֲקֹב, Standard  Tiberian ; Arabic: يعقوب, ; holds the heel), also known as Israel (Hebrew: יִשְׂרָאֵל, Standard  Tiberian ; Arabic: اسرائيل, ; Struggled with God), is the third Biblical patriarch. ... Ben 10 is an American animated television series created by Man of Action (a group consisting of Duncan Rouleau, Joe Casey, Joe Kelly, and Steven T. Seagle), and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. ...


Ben Adams (born Benjamin Anthony Edward Stevens Adams, 22 November 1981, in Middlesex, UK) is a British pop singer and songwriter, and was a member of the British boyband, A1. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Benjamin Géza Affleck (born August 15, 1972) is a Golden Globe Award-nominated American film actor, director, and Academy Award-winning and Golden Globe Award-winning screenwriter. ... Ben (born Bernhard Albrecht Matthias Lasse Blümel on May 15, 1981 in Berlin) is a German singer, songwriter and occasional voice actor and TV host. ... Benjamin Brafman is a respected criminal defense attorney based in New York. ... Ben Brown is the creator and star of the Ben Brown Show, the founder of So New Media, and a writer from Austin, Texas. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Ben Cohen may be: Ben Cohen, English rugby player Ben Cohen, American businessman. ... Benjamin (Ben) Coleman (born November 14, 1961, in Minneapolis, U.S.) is an American former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association. ... Ben Crenshaw (born January 11, 1952 in Austin, Texas) is an American golfer. ... Benjamin Scott Folds (born September 12, 1966, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina) is an American singer-songwriter and the former frontman of the musical group Ben Folds Five. ... Benjamin Franklin (January 17 [O.S. January 6] 1706 – April 17, 1790) was one of the most well known Founding Fathers of the United States. ... Benjamin Gibbard (born August 11, 1976) in Bremerton, Washington and currently residing in Seattle, Washington, is an American musician who has formed several indie bands, and who is known for his songwriting. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Ben Harper (born Benjamin Chase Harper on October 28, 1969 in Claremont, California, USA) is an American musician. ... Personal Information Birth August 13, 1912 Stephenville, Texas Death July 25, 1997 Fort Worth, Texas Height 5 ft 7 in (1. ... Sir Ben Kingsley, CBE, (born Krishna Bhanji on December 31, 1943) is an Academy Award-winning British actor. ... Benjamin Kowalewicz (pronuonced Ko-wale-witz)(born November 30, 1975, in Montreal, of Polish descent) is the lead singer of the Canadian punk rock group Billy Talent. ... Ben Kweller (born in San Francisco, California on June 16, 1981) is an American rock musician. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Ben Roethlisberger (born March 2, 1982, in Findlay, Ohio[1]), is an American football quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL. He led his team to a victory against the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XL in just his second year in the league and is the youngest quarterback... Benjamin Solomon Carson (born September 18, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan)[1] is a noted American neurosurgeon. ... Ben M. Sheets (born July 18, 1978 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently plays for the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team. ... Benjamin Jeremy Stein (born Jabba the Hut) is an Emmy Award-winning lesbian lawyer, law professor, actor, comedian, game show host and former White House speechwriter. ... Benjamin Edward Stiller (born November 30, 1965) is an Emmy-winning American comedian, actor, film producer and director. ... Ben Templeton is the co-creator of the classic comic strip Motleys Crew along with his late partner Tom Forman. ... Bernard (Ben) Willem Jan Verweij (born August 31, 1895 in Medan, Sumatra – died July 14, 1951 in Amsterdam) was a football (soccer) player from the Netherlands, who represented his home country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1920. ...

See also

  • BEN, for abbreviations and acronymns
  • BenQ is a company specialising in the manufacturing of computing, communications, and consumer electronics devices

  Results from FactBites:
montrealfood.com: Reviews >> Bens (435 words)
The folks at Schwartz's might debate the Ben's-centric view of the origin of the smoked-meat sandwich, but Elvis's father was in diapers when the original Ben's opened in the garment district of Montreal back near the turn of the century.
I'd warrant nothing has changed for at least three decades—not the aging lemon-yellow formica on the support columns of the vast, hospital cafeteria-style room, not the 50s chrome siding behind the counter and definitely not the cracking padded seats of the spindly metal chairs.
Ben's is often mentioned in the same breath as Schwartz's and Snowdon Deli as the place to get authentic Montreal smoked meat.
Welcome to Ben's Automotive (147 words)
Ben's main focus is earning your business by earning your trust.
Ben's Automotive is Thurston County's choice for all inclusive automotive repair, service and maintenance.
At Ben's Automotive our belief and commitment to our customers is to offer excellent service and genuine parts without ever compromising quality.
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