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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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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.
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.
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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.
Zebulun and Naphtali are two of the tribes of Israel, which were located in the present-day region of Galilee.
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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.
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In fact, Leah will give up bearing children for many years until finally she has Issachar and Zebulun, Jacob's ninth and tenth children.
Humble themselves: Rehoboam, the northern tribes of Asher, Manasseh and Zebulun, Hezekiah, Manasseh, and Josiah.