[ zeb-yoo-luhn, zuh-byoo-luhn ]
/ ˈzɛb yʊ lən, zəˈbyu lən /
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a son of Jacob and Leah. Genesis 30:20.
one of the 12 tribes of Israel.
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Origin of Zebulun
From Late Latin Zabulon, from Greek Zaboulṓn, from Hebrew Zəbhūlūn, of uncertain meaning
Words nearby Zebulun
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British Dictionary definitions for Zebulun
/ (ˈzɛbjʊlən, zəˈbjuː-) /
noun Old Testament
the sixth son whom Leah bore to Jacob: one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel (Genesis 30:20)
the tribe descended from him
the territory of this tribe, lying in lower Galilee to the north of Mount Carmel and to the east of the coastal plain
Douay spelling: Zabulon (ˈzæbjʊlən, zəˈbjuː-)
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