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also Zeb·u·lun  (zĕb′yə-lən)
In the Bible, a son of Jacob and Leah and the forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.


(ˈzɛbjʊlən; zəˈbjuː-)
1. (Bible) the sixth son whom Leah bore to Jacob: one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel (Genesis 30:20)
2. (Bible) the tribe descended from him
3. (Bible) the territory of this tribe, lying in lower Galilee to the north of Mount Carmel and to the east of the coastal plain
Douay spelling: Zabulon


(ˈzɛb yʊ lən)

1. a son of Jacob and Leah. Gen. 30:20.
2. one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from him.
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The remaining works of Jacob, Simeon, Judah, Zebulun, Issachar, Benjamin, and Gad are set to follow in October.
Then Elon the Zebulunite died and was buried in Aijalon [AYALON], in the territory of Zebulun (Judg.
After this I saw four corners of the four winds could blow on land or the sea or the foreheads of the seal, one hundred and marked from every tribe of Judah, twelve thousand from the tribe of Asher, twelve thousand from the tribe of Zebulun, from the tribe of the Elect.
Siegel, and Zebulun Davenport; Jossey-Bass, 2012; 176 pp.
The author quotes what Jesus says through the prophet: "Land of Zebulun, land of Naphtali, the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the nations, a people that sits (in) darkness--you have seen a great light, and those who sit in darkness and in the shadows of death, light has dawned upon them.
Accompanied by Israeli officers, they examined the Jewish cemetery, the synagogue, and the place where Zebulun, the head of one of the 12 biblical tribes of ancient Israel, is traditionally believed to be buried.
The ideology behind this project was based on the Talmudic agreement between the ancient Israelite tribes of Issachar and Zebulun, whereby the woman earned a livelihood while the man devoted himself to learning Torah.
1 December 2007: Stephanie Anstey, Joshua Blythe, Meredith Brown, Sara Davis-Leonard, Zebulun Frazee, Bryan S.
The lesser known Bethlehem is mentioned in the Old Testament Book= of Joshua, situated among towns of the tribe of Zebulun.
Zebulun and Naphtali are two of the tribes of Israel, which were located in the present-day region of Galilee.
The different tribes were probably mentioned one by one in the Qumranic composition; see fragments 3 (Judah), 8 (Judah, Simeon, Dan, and Issachar), and especially 9 i, which seems to have mentioned the tribes and the places they did or did not conquer (Puech supplies Zebulun and Naphtali in lines 3 and 4, and line 11 reads Juda h, near Beer Sheba, etc.