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Tribe of Zebulun
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
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.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
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 Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Zebulunite
ZEBULUNITE. member of the tribe of Zebulun (Num 26:27; Jdg 12:11–12). See Zebulun.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Zebulun
ZEB´ULUN (zebʹū-lun; “dwelling, habitation”; Gk. form “Zabulon” appears in KJV in Matt. 4:13, 15; Rev. 7:8).1. The tenth son of Jacob, and the sixth and last of Leah (Gen. 30:19–20). We have nothing recorded concerning Zebulun personally. In the genealogical list (chap. 46) he is mentioned as having,
Zebulunite
ZEB´ULUNITE (zebʹū-lun-īt). A member of the tribe of Zebulun (Num. 26:27; Judg. 12:11–12).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Zebulonite
Zebulonitethe designation of Elon, the judge who belonged to the tribe of Zebulun (Judg. 12:11, 12).
Zebulun, Tribe of
Zebulun, Tribe ofnumbered at Sinai (Num. 1:31) and before entering Canaan (26:27). It was one of the tribes which did not drive out the Canaanites, but only made them tributary (Judg. 1:30). It took little interest in public affairs. It responded, however, readily to the summons of Gideon (6:35), and
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Zebulun, Tribe of
ZEBULUN, TRIBE OF — the tribe that sprang from Zebulun, son of Jacob (Num. 1:9; Deut. 27:13; Josh. 19:10, 16; Judg. 1:30). The tribe was divided into three great families headed by Zebulun’s three sons (Num. 26:26–27). At the first census taken in the wilderness, the tribe numbered 57,400 fighting men
Zebulunite
ZEBULUNITE [ZEBB you lunn ite] — a member of the tribe of Zebulun, or one who lived within its territory. Elon the Zebulunite judged Israel for ten years (Judg. 12:11–12; Zebulonite, KJV). In the second census of Israel in the wilderness “the families of the Zebulunites” numbered 60,500 (Num. 26:27).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ZEBULUNITES
ZEBULUNITES<zeb’-u-lun-its> (הַזַּבוּלֹנִי[hazebhuloni]; [Ζαβουλών, Zaboulon]): Members of the tribe of Zebulun (Nu 26:27; Jdg 12:11 f).
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Zebulun
Zebʹu-lun [a habitation], the name of one of Jacob’s sons, of a Hebrew tribe and of the territory which the tribe possessed.1. The tenth of the sons of Jacob, according to the order in which their births are enumerated, the sixth and last of Leah (Gen. 30:19, 20; 35:23; 46:14; 1 Chron. 2:1). Of the
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Zebulun
ZEBULUN (Zĕbʹ ū lŭn) Personal and tribal name, probably meaning “elevated dwelling.” Jacob’s tenth son and sixth by Leah (Gen. 30:20). The tribe named for him settled in the area between the Sea of Galilee and Mount Carmel (Josh. 19:10–16). The tribe hosted the other tribes with religious festivals
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch
Zebulun
ZEBULUNZebulun was the tenth son born to *Jacob and the ancestor of the Israelite tribe of the same name. He was Jacob’s youngest son except for *Joseph and *Benjamin, who were born to Jacob by Rachel. Jacob’s first wife, Leah, bore Zebulun and his brother *Issachar after *Reuben, Jacob’s eldest, had