the sixth son of Jacob and Bilhah. Gen. 30:7,8.
one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from Naphtali. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for naphtali


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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