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Zebulun

(zĕb`yo͞olən), in the Bible, son of Jacob and Leah, eponymous ancestor of one of the 12 tribes of Israel. Its allotment was in N Palestine W of Mt. Carmel. The judge Elon was from this tribe. Apart from their bravery in the battle against Sisera, the Zebulunites played a minor part in Israel's history. An alternate spelling is Zabulon.

Zebulun

Old Testament
1. the sixth son whom Leah bore to Jacob: one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel (Genesis 30:20)
2. the tribe descended from him
3. the territory of this tribe, lying in lower Galilee to the north of Mount Carmel and to the east of the coastal plain
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