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Territory of Zebulun
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Zebulun, Son of Jacob
Zebulun, Son of Jacob (זְבוּלוּן‎, zevulun). A son of Jacob and Leah. Forefather of one of Israel’s 12 tribes of Israel (Gen 30:20; 35:23; 46:14; 49:13; Exod 1:3, 1 Chr 2:1).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Zebulun (Person)
ZEBULUN (PERSON) [Heb zĕbûlūn (זְבוּלֻן)]. Var. ZABULON. ZEBULUNITE. The sixth son born to Leah and Jacob, and the full brother of Issachar and Dinah (Gen 30:20). Zebulun is also the eponymous ancestor of the tribe whose territory is in the Galilee.Zebulun is born to Leah after an unspecified period
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Zabulon
Zabulon. kjv spelling of Zebulun in Matthew 4:13, 15 and Revelation 7:8.See Zebulun, Tribe of.
Zebulun (Person)
Zebulun (Person). One of Jacob’s 12 sons (Gn 35:23; 1 Chr 2:1). He was the sixth and last son borne to Jacob by Leah, who named the boy Zebulun, meaning “abode, dwelling,” for she said, “Now my husband will honor [or dwell with, nasb] me, because I have borne him six sons” (Gn 30:19, 20). Later, he settled
Zebulun, Tribe of
Zebulun, Tribe of. Tribe descended from Zebulun, the 10th son of Jacob and the 6th borne to him by Leah (Gn 30:19, 20). His tribe was divided into 3 clans named after his 3 sons: the Sederites, the Elonites, and the Jaheelites (Gn 46:14; Nm 26:27). At the census taken on the Plains of Moab, the number
Zebulunite
Zebulunite. Descendant of Zebulun, Jacob’s son (Nm 26:27; Jgs 12:11, 12).See Zebulun, Tribe of.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Zabulon
Zabulon zabʹū-lən [Gk. Zaboulon]. The AV form of Zebulun in Mt. 4:13, 15; Rev. 7:8, following the Greek spelling.
Zebulun
Zebulun zebʹū-lən [Heb. zebûlûn; Gk. Zaboulōn]; AV NT ZABULON (Mt. 4:13, 15; Rev. 7:8). The tenth son of Jacob, the sixth borne by Leah in Paddan-aram; and the tribe named for him. Gen. 30:20 suggests two derivations of the name: Leah exclaims, “God has endowed [zāḇaḏ] me with a good dowry;
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Zabulon
ZABULON* kjv spelling of Zebulun in Matthew 4:13–15 and Revelation 7:8. See Zebulun, Tribe of.
Zebulun (Person)
ZEBULUN (Person) One of Jacob’s 12 sons (Gn 35:23; 1 Chr 2:1). He was the sixth and last son borne to Jacob by Leah, who named the boy Zebulun, meaning “abode, dwelling,” for she said, “Now my husband will dwell with me, because I have borne him six sons” (Gn 30:20, nasb, emphasis added). Later, he settled
Zebulun, Tribe of
ZEBULUN, TRIBE OF Tribe descended from Zebulun, the tenth son of Jacob and the sixth borne to him by Leah (Gn 30:19–20). His tribe was divided into three clans named after his three sons: the Seredites, the Elonites, and the Jahleelites (Gn 46:14; Nm 26:27). At the census taken on the plains of Moab,
Zebulunite
ZEBULUNITE* Descendant of Zebulun, Jacob’s son (Nm 26:27; Jgs 12:11–12). See Zebulun, Tribe of.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Zebulun
Zebulun (zeb´yuh-luhn).1 The sixth son of Jacob and Leah (Gen. 30:19–20). When he was born, his tragically unloved mother (cf. 29:31) is said to have named him Zebulun, because she thought, “Now my husband will honor me, because I have borne him six sons” (30:20). Thus, the name was a pun on the Hebrew
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Zebulun
ZEBULUN. The tenth son of Jacob, the sixth born to him by Leah in Padan-aram. His full brothers were Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, and Issachar. In Canaan he had three sons (Sered, Elon, an Jahleel) who accompanied him into Egypt. These became the ancestors of the three main divisions of the tribe (Gen
Zebulunite
ZEBULUNITE. member of the tribe of Zebulun (Num 26:27; Jdg 12:11–12). See Zebulun.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Zebulun
ZEBULUN. The tenth son of Jacob and the sixth son of Leah (Gn. 30:19f.). The original form of the name may have been Zebulon or Zebul, the name of Abimelech’s lieutenant (Jdg. 9:26–41). In the account of his birth a double derivation is suggested: zāḇal to ‘honour’ and zāḇaḏ to ‘endow’ or ‘bestow’.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Zebulun
Zebulun (Heb. zĕḇûlûn; Gk. Zabouɩ̂n)Jacob’s tenth son and Leah’s sixth and last (Gen. 30:19–20); the eponymous ancestor of the tribe inhabiting territory in the Galilee region. The name is related by folk etymology at Gen. 30:20 to Heb. zbl, “to exalt, honor,” also a play on the related root zbd,
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Zebulun
Zebulun [zĕbˊyə lən] (Heb. zebûlûn).† The tenth son of Jacob and sixth son of Leah (Gen. 30:19–20; the name is related by folk etymology at v. 20 to Heb. zbl “honor, exalt”). The Israelite tribe of Zebulun is regarded as descended from Zebulun through his sons, Sered, Elon, and Jahleel (46:14).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Zebulun
ZEBULUN The tenth son of Jacob and the sixth son born to Leah (Gen 30:20). The tribe of Zebulun is often counted as the sixth tribe of Israel (Gen 35:23, 46:14; Exod 1:3). The tribe’s territory is described in Josh 19:10–16 as being north of the plain of Jezreel and west of the Sea of Galilee. The blessing
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Zebulun
Zeb´ulun (a habitation), the tenth of the sons of Jacob, according to the order in which their births are enumerated; the sixth and last of Leah. Gen. 30:20; 35:23; 46:14; 1 Chron. 2:1. His birth is mentioned in Gen. 30:19–20. Of the individual Zebulun nothing is recorded. The list of Gen. 46 ascribes