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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This idea is emphasized by number 12 (stars) with reference to the twelve tribes of Israel. The number 12 present in Rev 12:1 is the number of the people of God, complete and perfect.
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 Twelve Tribes of Israel," an exhibit of prints by Salvador Dali, is on view at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at the University of Oregon.
For the Synagogue of the Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem, Chagall created pigmented windows representing the twelve sons of the Patriarch Jacob, from whom came the Twelve Tribes of Israel. This is a lithograph of the window of Levi, the founder of the Tribe of Levites, which was singled out by Moses as the nation's priests.
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.) This argument is particularly odd as references to the Twelve, as she readily admits, are found in the earliest extant Christian literature (notably 1 Corinthians 15:5) but are sparse in later church writings.
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.
It stands for the twelve tribes of Israel, which represent not a certain nation, but the entire oikoumene.
Ludemann accepts this much of Matthew 19:28, "In the regeneration, you who have followed me will also sit on twelve thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel." But compared with the version preserved beneath Luke's reworking in Luke 22:28-30, which does not have "twelve" before "thrones," and thus applies to all faithful Christians (as in 1 Cor.
Then He chose and commissioned twelve men to be His Apostles (representing the Twelve Tribes of Israel).
Mark accomplishes the first through his patterns of scriptural allusion which in effect create dual time-frames and a double lens through which to view the disciples: while he shows the disciples of the present to be weak, vulnerable, and faithless, yet through biblical allusion he links them to rich traditions of the past (the twelve tribes of Israel) and to images of future metanoia (the friends of the Bridegroom).