The 12 Tribes of Israel

Zebulun

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Genesis 30:20, "And Leah said, God hath endued me with a good dowry; now will my husband dwell with me, because I have born him six sons: and she called his name Zebulun."

Jacob's prophetic words to Zebulun:
Genesis 49:13, "Zebulun shall dwell at the haven of the sea; he shall be for a haven of ships; and his border shall be unto Zidon."

Moses' Parting Blessings:
Deuteronomy 33:18, 19, "And of Zebulun he said, Rejoice, Zebulun, in thy going out; and, Issachar, in thy tents. They shall call the people unto the mountain; there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness: for they shall suck of the abundance of the seas, and of treasures hid in the sand." 

Three sons of Zebulun - Numbers 26:26, 27:
1. Sered - called the Sardites
2. Elon - called the Elonites
3. Jahleel - called the Jahleelites

Judges 5:14, "...and out of Zebulun they that handle the pen of the writer." 

Judges 5:18, "Zebulun and Naphtali were a people that jeoparded their lives unto the death in the high places of the field."

  • The cause of God is more dearer to them than anything. They are willing to expose their lives to reproach.

Judges 5:19,  "...they took no gain of money."

1 Timothy 6:10, "For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows."

John 19:38, 39, "Joseph of Arimathaea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave him leave. He came therefore, and took the body of Jesus. And there came also Nicodemus, which at the first came to Jesus by night, and brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about an hundred pound weight."

1 Chronicles 12:23, "...and came to David to Hebron, to turn the kingdom of Saul to him, according to the word of the LORD."

1 Chronicles 12:33, "Of Zebulun, such as went forth to battle, expert in war, with all instruments of war, fifty thousand, which could keep rank: they were not of double heart."

  • The tribe of Zebulun were expert in war, they were equipped with all instruments of war, they can also set the battle in array and they were not double-hearted.
James 1:8, "A double minded man is unstable in all his ways." 

Ephesians 6:11, "Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil."

Isaiah 9:1,2 " Nevertheless the dimness shall not be such as was in her vexation, when at the first he lightly afflicted the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, and afterward did more grievously afflict her by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, in Galilee of the nations. The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined."

John 2:11, "This beginning of miracles did Jesus in Cana of Galilee, and manifested forth his glory; and his disciples believed on him."

John 4:46-51 - is where you can find the story about the nobleman's son being healed.

 

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