Nephthalim

Nephthalim

(nĕf`thəlĭm), variant of NaphtaliNaphtali
, 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 Barak.
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