Zebulun

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Old Testament Hebrew זְבֻלוּן (zebulun), a son of Jacob.

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Zebulun

  1. (biblical) Tenth son of Jacob, by his wife Leah.
  2. (biblical) One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Zebulun.
  3. A male given name

Quotations[edit]

  • 1611, King James Version of the Bible, Genesis 35:22b-26
    Now the sons of Jacob were twelve: 23 The sons of Leah; Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun: 24 The sons of Rachel; Joseph, and Benjamin: 25 And the sons of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid; Dan, and Naphtali: 26 And the sons of Zilpah, Leah's handmaid; Gad, and Asher: these are the sons of Jacob, which were born to him in Padan-aram.
  • 1611, King James Version of the Bible, Joshua 21:34
    And out of the families of the children of Merari, the reat of the Levites, out of the tribe of Zebulun, Jokneam with her suburbs, and Kartah with her suburbs,

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