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lost tribes

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(Bible) the lost tribes Old Testament the ten tribes deported from the N kingdom of Israel in 721 bc and believed never to have returned to Palestine

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the members of the 10 tribes of ancient Israel taken into captivity in 722 b.c. by Sargon II and believed never to have returned to Palestine.
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Noun1.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)
Tribes of Israel, Twelve Tribes of Israel - twelve kin groups of ancient Israel each traditionally descended from one of the twelve sons of Jacob
References in classic literature ?
But he believed that the red men were the descendants of those lost tribes of Israel of whom history has been able to tell us nothing for thousands of years.
The young blades would have it that none other than old Noah himself had come on board with the remnants of the Lost Tribes, and to elderly female passengers spun hair-raising accounts of the sinking of an entire tropic island by volcanic and earthquake action.
In the morning the lost tribes of America came ashore and infested the hotels and took possession of all the donkeys and other open barouches that offered.
MY eighth Lost Tribes of Everton & Scottie Road street and school reunion, organised with the Friends of Everton Park, unfolds next Saturday, July 29, at St George's 'Iron' Church in Heyworth Street.
Florida International University religious studies professor Tudor Parfitt recently conducted an expedition to Papua New Guinea, where he studies the Gogodala, a tribe of former cannibals who believe they are one the Lost Tribes, according to a Florida International University press release.
In the early to mid-2000s, a group of Gogodala-speaking villagers in the Western Province (WP) of Papua New Guinea (PNG), led by a man I refer to as Henry, claimed to be members of the Lost Tribes of Israel.
The Lost Tribes of Tierra Del Fuego: Selk'nam, Yamana, Kawesqar
In fact we are all of the same original genetic group since we are the descendants of the ten lost tribes of Israel.
Fishbane was there shadowing Michael Freund, an Orthodox Jew who is something of a savior to these people and who has spent 17 years working to bring hidden Jews and descendants of Lost Tribes back into the fold.
Finds the mother and says, The lost tribes of Israel
And when I met them and saw the similarities between their customs and beliefs and the biblical Israelites, I was convinced that these are indeed descendants of the lost tribes.