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In the Bible, a son of Jacob and the forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.
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1. (Bible) Jacob's sixth son, whose mother was Rachel's handmaid (Genesis 30:7–8)
2. (Bible) the tribe descended from him
3. (Bible) the territory of this tribe, between the Sea of Galilee and the mountains of central Galilee
Douay spelling: Nephtali
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(ˈnæf təˌlaɪ)

1. the sixth son of Jacob and Bilhah. Gen. 30:7, 8.
2. one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from him.
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Wangechi's mother Winfred Waithera who is yet to come to terms with the brutal and untimely death of her first-born daughter said that her daughter's assailant, Naphtali Njahi Kinuthia, was never known to them and at no time has he been introduced to the family as Wangechi's suitor.
In addition, a border town in Judah is named mgdl-gd "Fortress of Gad" (34) and in Naphtali there is a mgdl-'l "Fortress of El," implying a functional identity between Gad and El.
"My office is open for any support the new team requires in performing its new," said Mr Kinyua.The new commission, which takes over from the Johnstone Kavuludi-led team, is composed of Mr Kinuthia as the chairman, Eusebius Karuti Laibuta, Naphtali Kipchirchir Rono, Alice Atieno Otwala, John Tentemo Ole Moyaki and Lilian Mutio Kiamba as members.
Matthew mentions that Jesus' mission has been predicted in the Scriptures: he was born in Bethlehem (cf Mt 2:6; Mi 5:1); he was raised in Nazareth: "He shall be called a Nazorean" [consecrated to God] (Mt 2:23; cf Jgs 13:7); and he begins his universal mission in Capernaum: "Land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali...
Another brother Naphtali and nephews Moses and Jacob also assisted with negotiations.
Naphtali "Tuli" Kupferberg was born in 1923 into a Yiddish-speaking, secular Jewish family on Cannon Street in New York, five blocks from the East River on the madly congested eastern edge of the lower Lower East Side.
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Naphtali's orphaned children had turned the house into a den for the wicked.