Twelve Tribes of Israel

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Noun1.Twelve Tribes of Israel - twelve kin groups of ancient Israel each traditionally descended from one of the twelve sons of JacobTwelve Tribes of Israel - twelve kin groups of ancient Israel each traditionally descended from one of the twelve sons of Jacob
kin group, kindred, kinship group, clan, kin, tribe - group of people related by blood or marriage
Lost Tribes - the ten Tribes of Israel that were deported into captivity in Assyria around 720 BC (leaving only the tribes of Judah and Benjamin)
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Exodus is a bricolage of interconnected histories: black peoples' return to Africa, a history of Ethiopia through the lens of Rastafari imaginary, histories of the particular parochial nexuses--Kingston, Shashemene, Twelve Tribes of Israel, the Ethiopian World Federation, and courageous persons of limited means, particularly the Jamaican Rastafari--and actualizing of an integrated and universalistic narrative of redemption.
The recently dedicated 215,000-square-foot headquarters for Pierce's ministry in Corinth, Texas, prominently features a five-acre "Israel Prayer Garden," designed to reflect the twelve tribes of Israel and anchored by a large "Lion of the Tribe of Judah" sculpture.
Sinai he took the Ten Commandments down to those who would become the twelve tribes of Israel.
I later learned the proprietors belong to the Twelve Tribes of Israel, a worldwide network of Christians embracing community, organic farming and home schooling, and holding an eclectic set of views on the world.
The call of the "Twelve" is usually taken as evidence that the historical Jesus was a restorationist prophet of some kind who wished to restore the twelve tribes of Israel to their previous glory.
The analysis demonstrates that three mandates are conferred on Peter: to capture people in order to give them life (Lk 5:10), to strengthen his brothers (22:32), and, with the other Apostles, to judge the twelve tribes of Israel at the end of time (22:30).
Zwickel researches the identification of the twelve gemstones representing the twelve tribes of Israel on the breastplate (Exod.
The Twelve Tribes of Israel is a Rastafari organization prominent both in terms of the number of its members and its presence on the international stage, although these features of the organization are little known in public and scholarly circles.
Two notable ceremonies are an address by the speaker of the Knesset (the unicameral national legislature of Israel) and the ceremonial lighting of twelve torches which represent the twelve tribes of Israel.
Prophet Musa's blessing of the twelve tribes of Israel is recorded in Deuteronomy 33.
The twelve disciples represent a mission to the twelve tribes of Israel.
the patriarch Abraham is a Judean figure who asserts southern parentage and dominance over the northern tribes of Israel/Jacob; the Exodus narrative reflects Josiah's attempts to free Israel of outside control by the seventh-century alliance of Assyria and Egypt; David and Solomon reflect the ideal of Davidic/Josianic rule over a united twelve tribes of Israel centered around the Jerusalem temple.