Naphtali

Naphtali

[naf-tuh-lahy]
noun
1.
the sixth son of Jacob and Bilhah. Gen. 30:7,8.
2.
one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from Naphtali.
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Naphtali (ˈnæftəˌlaɪ)
 
n
1.  Jacob's sixth son, whose mother was Rachel's handmaid (Genesis 30:7--8)
2.  the tribe descended from him
3.  the territory of this tribe, between the Sea of Galilee and the mountains of central Galilee

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Naphtali definition


my wrestling, the fifth son of Jacob. His mother was Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid (Gen. 30:8). When Jacob went down into Egypt, Naphtali had four sons (Gen. 46:24). Little is known of him as an individual.

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