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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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