that struggles or fights

(wrestling), the fifth son of Jacob; the second child name to him by Bilhah, Rachel’s slave. His birth and the bestowal of his name are recorded in (Genesis 30:8) When the census was taken at Mount Sinai the tribe of Naphtali numbered no less than 53,400 fighting men, (Numbers 1:43; 2:50) but when the borders […]

the mountainous district which formed the main part of the inheritance of Naphtali, (Joshua 20:7) answering to “Mount Ephraim” in the centre and “Mount Judah” in the south of Palestine.

-1. Son of Jacob and Bilhah Ge 30:7,8; 35:25 .Jacob blesses Ge 49:21 .Sons of Ge 46:24; 1Ch 7:13 -2. Tribe of .Census of Nu 1:42,43; 26:48-50 .Position assigned to, in camping and in marching Nu 2:25-31; 10:25-27 .Moses’ benediction on De 33:23 .Inheritance of Jos 19:32-39; Jud 1:33; Eze 48:3 .Defeat Sisera Jud 4:6,10; […]

My wrestling, the fifth son of Jacob. His mother was Bilhah, Rachel’s handmaid (Gen. 30:8). When Jacob went down into Egypt, Naphtali had four sons (Gen. 46:24). Little is known of him as an individual.

The mountainous district of Naphtali (Josh. 20:7).

On this tribe Jacob pronounced the patriarchal blessing, “Naphtali is a hind let loose: he giveth goodly words” (Gen. 49:21). It was intended thus to set forth under poetic imagery the future character and history of the tribe. At the time of the Exodus this tribe numbered 53,400 adult males (Num. 1:43), but at the […]