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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.
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(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
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(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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