How to Pronounce Zebulun

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Audio Pronunciation of Zebulun

Phonetic Pronunciation of Zebulun


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Zebulun, a figure of biblical significance, was the sixth and youngest son of Jacob and Leah. While there is limited information available about his personal history, his lineage is recorded in the Bible, providing insights into his family and descendants.

Family and Descendants

Zebulun was one of the twelve sons of Jacob, each of whom became the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. His mother was Leah, one of Jacob's wives (Gen. 30:20).

Zebulun's contribution to the formation of the Israelite nation was through his descendants. He had three sons, whose names are recorded in Genesis 46:14. These sons and their descendants would later play a role in the development of the tribe of Zebulun within the larger framework of the Israelite community.

While specific details about Zebulun's life and activities are not elaborated upon in the biblical text, his inclusion among the sons of Jacob highlights his place in the genealogy of the Israelites.

Biblical Reference

Zebulun is mentioned in the following biblical passage:

  • Genesis 30:20: This verse records the birth of Zebulun, the sixth son of Jacob and Leah.

Although Zebulun's individual narrative is limited, his position as one of the sons of Jacob and his role as an ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel contribute to the broader story of the Israelite people.