[ naf-tuh-lahy ]
/ ˈnæf təˌlaɪ /
the sixth son of Jacob and Bilhah. Gen. 30:7,8.
one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from Naphtali.
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British Dictionary definitions for naphtali
/ (ˈnæftəˌlaɪ) /
noun Old Testament
Jacob's sixth son, whose mother was Rachel's handmaid (Genesis 30:7–8)
the tribe descended from him
the territory of this tribe, between the Sea of Galilee and the mountains of central Galilee
Douay spelling: Nephtali
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