Kim Jip

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Kim.
A letter of Kim Jip
Kim Jip
Hangul 김집
Revised Romanization Kim Jip
McCune–Reischauer Kim Chip
Pen name
Hangul 신독, 신독재
Hanja ,
Revised Romanization Sindog,Sindogjae
McCune–Reischauer Shindok,Shindokjae
Courtesy name
Hangul 사강
Revised Romanization Sagang
McCune–Reischauer Sakang
Posthumous name
Hangul 문경
Revised Romanization Mun-gyeong
McCune–Reischauer Mun-kyŏng
Clan Origin
Hangul 광산
Revised Romanization Gwangsan
McCune–Reischauer Kwangsan

Kim Jip (1574–1656)[1] was a Korean Joseon Neo-Confucian scholar, politician, educator and writer. He was from the Gwangsan Kim clan. He was the son of Sagye Kim Jang-saeng and the grand uncle of Kim Man-jung. His mother was from the Chang-nyeong Jo clan (창녕조씨, 昌寧曺氏), the daughter of Jo Dae-geon (조대건, 曺大乾) He was also the teacher of Song Si-yeol and Song Jun-gil, great Korean Neo-Confucian scholars. He was granted the honor of Munmyo Bae-hyang (문묘배향) sage-scholar[2] and was put in the Confucian shrine. Thus, making him one of the 18 sages of Korea. He also married the daughter of famous scholar Yi I from the Deoksu Yi clan (덕수이씨, 德水李氏).


  • Shindokjaejip (신독재집)
  • Uiryemunhaesok (의례문해속, 疑禮問解續)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Joseon Annals, May 13, 1656. No. 2
  2. ^ Joseon Annals, November 20, 1883. No. 1