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Naphtali

(năf`təlī), in the Bible, son of Jacob and Bilhah and eponymous ancestor of one of the 12 tribes of Israel. His land allotment lay NW of the Sea of Galilee. The tribe traditionally had a reputation for belligerence, seen in their hero BarakBarak
, in the Bible, leader from N Canaan who fought, with Deborah, against Jabin and Sisera.
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. Naphtali was part of the northern kingdom, Israel, and shared its fate at the hands of the Assyrians.

Naphtali

Old Testament
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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He left Nazareth and went to live in Capernaum by the sea, in the region of Zebulun and Naphtali, that what had been said through Isaiah the prophet might be fulfilled: Land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali, the way to the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles, the people who sit in darkness have seen a great light, on those dwelling in a land overshadowed by death light has arisen.
Naphtali Rivkin is a Research Fellow at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation based in Washington, DC.
The first batch of six paintings - Joseph, Naphtali, Asher, Dan, Levi and Reuben - have now been carefully packed for the trip.
However, only three of them remained: Patrick Campbell (Zebulon), Anthony Nevers (Issachar), and Vincent Wisdom (Naphtali).
Since the objects of censorship have included such figures as Maimonides, Bahya ibn Pakuda, Rashi, Naphtali Herz Wessely, Moses Mendelssohn, the Hatam Sofer, Samson Raphael Hirsch, A.
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They were unlike the judges of the North, where Deborah inspired Barak to form an alliance of the tribes of Naphtali, Zebulun, Ephraim, Benjamin, and Issachar and win a brilliant victory over Sisera's mighty chariot army.
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We turn now to Thiengin, Germany, where in 1560, Eliezer and Joseph ben Naphtali Hertz Treves printed Adam Sedkheli (fig.
Among the most widely known bodies of epistolary material written about by Jewish American historians, none has rivaled in either literary or historical significance the thirty-seven letters that Abigaill Levy Franks, of New York, wrote to her son Naphtali, who had left his place of birth in 1733 to live in London at the age of eighteen.
The speaker of the parliament in neighbouring Central Equatoria, Naphtali Hassan Gale, said he was deeply moved by the untimely death of his Eastern Equatoria counterpart, especially considering the current crisis in the country.