Zebulun


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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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The only information that can be gleaned superficially from this sparse narrative is that there was once a judge from the tribe of Zebulun who judged Israel for ten years and who was buried in one of his tribe's ancestral villages.
The next clause of Isaiah 8:23 is taken to say that "the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali did lighten [its burden].
Weiss and Vakshal visited the Zebulun site and the abandoned Jewish cemetery in the southern Dikirman neighborhood, carefully examining the names of co-religionists buried in the graveyard.
Isaacher (Wil Shupe), Asher (Paul David Bartlett), Dan (Dan Shaw), Zebulun (Wentworth Miller), Gad (Scott Brodie) and Judah (Joseph Bearss).
A number of groups referred to at other points in the Bible as "tribes" (shevet or matteh) are instanced in the Song (for example, Zebulun or Naphtali).
Our hypothesis here is that by critically analyzing his life, as described in the text, and juxtaposing it with the description of his ancient ancestors, it will become evident that he belonged to the tribe of Zebulun.
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Humble themselves: Rehoboam, the northern tribes of Asher, Manasseh and Zebulun, Hezekiah, Manasseh, and Josiah.
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.
The mention of Zebulun and Naphtali as those brought into contempt may be linked historically to their acquisition by Assyria in 733 B.
Moses gave Issachar the blessing/prophecy: And of Zebulun he said: Rejoice, O Zebulun, on your journeys, and Issachar, in your tents (Deut.
Deborah praised the tribes which had rushed to defend the nation against the enemy, but chastised the ones that had stayed away: Zebulun is a people that jeopardized its life, and Naphtali upon the high places of the field (Judg.