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The Lord portraying the shall offer sacrifices of righteousHEART-CHARACTER of the ness: for they shall suck of the Tribe of Zebulun.
abundance of the seas, and of
treasures hid in the sand. DEUT. XXXIII:18-19% B. C. 1451
GENESIS XLIX:13— B. C. 1689 * 18 And of Zebulun he said, * 139 Zebulun shall dwell at the Rejoice, Zebulun, in thy going out; and, Issachar, in thy tents.
haven of the sea; and he shall be 19 They shall call the people for an haven of ships; and his unto the mountain; there they ) border shall be unto Zidon. *Deut. 33:18-19 and Gen. 49:13 Sailor and Fisherman, “Zebulun shall dwell at the haven of the sea: and he shall be for an haven of ships: and his border shall be unto Zidon.” The dominant HEART-CHARACTER of the Personality of Zebulun in action.
Ps. 22:23—Ye that fear the Lord, praise him; all ye the seed of Jacob, glorify him; and fear him, all ye the seed of Israel. Ps. 119:9-16 - 9 Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word. 10 With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments. 11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
12 Blessed art thou, O Lord: teach me thy statutes. 13 With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth. 14 I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches. 15 I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways. 16 I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word.
JUDGES IV:1-10—B. C. 1296 9 And she said, I will surely go
with thee: notwithstanding the 1 And the children of Israel
journey that thou takest shall not again did evil in the sight of the be for thine honour; for the LORD LORD, when Ehud was dead.
shall sell Sisera into the hand of 2 And the Lord sold them into
a woman. And Deborah arose, and the hand of Jabin king of Canaan,
went with Barak to Kedesh. that reigned in Hazor; the cap
10 s And Barak called Zebulun tain of whose host was Sisera, which dwelt in Harosheth of the and Naphtali to Kedesh; and he Gentiles.
went up with ten thousand men at
his feet: and Deborah went up 3 And the children of Israel
with him. cried unto the Lord: for he had nine hundred chariots of iron; and twenty years he mightily op- JUDGES V:14-18_B. C. 1296 pressed the children of Israel. 41 And Deborah, a prophetess,
14 Out of Ephraim was there a the wife of Lapidoth, she judged root of them against Amalek; Israel at that time.
after thee, Benjamin, among thy 5 And she dwelt under the palm people: out of Machir came down tree of Deborah between Ramah they that handle the pen of the
governors, and out of Zebulun and Bethel in mount Ephraim: writer. and the children of Israel came up to her for judgment.
15 And the princes of Issachar
were with Deborah; even Issachar, 6 And she sent and called Ba
and also Barak: he was sent on rak the son of Abinoam out of foot into the valley. For the divi.. Kedesh-naphtali, and said unto sions of Reuben there were great him, Hath not the LORD God of Israel commanded, saying, Go and thoughts of heart, draw toward mount Tabor, and
16 Why abodest thou among the take with the ten thousand men of sheepfolds, to hear the bleatings the children of Naphtali and of of the flock? For the divisions of
Reuben there were great searchthe children of Zebulun?
7 And I will draw unto thee to ings of heart. the river Kishon Sisera, the cap
17 Gilead abode beyond Jordan: tain of Jabin's army, with his and why did Dan remain in ships? chariots and his multitude; and I Asher continued on the sea-shore, will deliver him into thine hand, and abode in his breaches. 8 And Barak said unto her, If
18 Zebulun and Naphtali were a thou wilt go with me, then I will people that jeoparded their lives go: but if thou wilt not go with unto the death in the high places me, then I will not go.
of the field.
i 16 The Angel which redeemed JUDGES XII:11-12-B. C. 1130
me from all evil, bless the lads; 11 And after him Elon, a Zeb- and let my name be named on ulonite, judged Israel; and he them, and the name of my fathers judged Israel ten years.
Abraham and Isaac; and let them 12 And Elon the Zebulonite grow into a multitude in the midst
of the earth. died, and was buried in Aijalon in the country of Zebulun.
17 And when Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand upon
the head of Ephraim, it displeased GEN. XLVIII:15-20%B. C. 1689
him: and he held up his father's
hand to remove it from Ephraim's 15 | And he blessed Joseph, and head unto Manasseh's head. said, God, before whom my fathers 18 And Joseph said unto his Abraham and Isaac did walk, the father, Not so, my father: for this God which fed me all my life long is the firstborn; put thy right hand unto this day,
upon his head.
19 And his father refused, and caused me to be fruitful in the land said, I know it, my son, I know it: of my
affliction. he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great: but truly his GEN. XXX:19-20—B. C. 1746 younger brother shall be greater than he, and his seed shall become 1 19 And Leah conceived again, a multitude of nations.
and bare Jacob the sixth son. 20 And he blessed them that day, dued me with a good dowry; now
20 And Leah said, God hath ensaying, In thee shall Israel bless, will my husband dwell with me, saying, God make thee as Ephraim because I have born him six sons: and as Manasseh: and he set Eph- and she called his name Zebulun. raim before Manasseh. GEN. XLI:50-52—B. C. 1715
GEN. XXV:24-28%B. C. 1838 50 And unto Joseph were born $ 24 s And when her days to be two sons, before the years of fam-delivered were fulfilled, behold,
there were twins in her womb. ine came: which Asenath the daughter of Potipherah priest of
25 And the first came out red, all On, bare unto him.
over like a hairy garment: and * 51 And Joseph called the name they called his name, Esau. of the first born Manasseh: for
26 And after that came his God, said he, hath made me forget brother out, and his hand took all my toil, and all my father's hold on Esau's heel; and his name house.
was called Jacob: and Issac was † 52 And the name of the second threescore years old, when she bare called he Ephraim: for God hath them. *Gen. 41:50-51—Manasseh, That is, Forgetting by begetting the Twelve Tribes of Manasseh. +Gen. 41:52—Ephraim, That is, Fruitful, by crossing and being crossed by each of the Twelve Tribes of Jacob. #Gen. 30:19-20—Zebulun, That is, Dwelling, That symbolizes God's dealings with Zebulun which is the result of his acts under the guidance of the Lord in the last days or this shows the result of the acts of Zebulun who is a sailor and fisherman and “shall dwell at the haven of the sea” in the House of Israel. SGen. 25:24-28-Jacob, That is, Supplanter. Jacob supplanted Esau twice. First by marrying in his own kin (the most power. ful of the earth) and second by the conquest of Esau's homeland in Britain.