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  Israelite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An Israelite is a member of the Twelve Tribes of Israel, descended from the twelve sons of the Biblical patriarch Jacob who was renamed Israel by God in the book of Genesis, 32:28.
The Ten Lost Tribes are those from the northern Kingdom of Israel who were deported by the Assyrians in the 8th century BC to Khorason.
One Rasta sect, called the Twelve Tribes of Israel, imposes an astrological system whereby Aries is Reuben, Aquarius is Joseph, etc. With his famous early reggae song The Israelites Desmond Dekker immortalised the Rastafarian concept themselves as the Children of Israel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tribes_of_Israel   (1704 words)

  
 Akhlah: Tribes of Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Asher was the eighth son of Jacob and the father of the tribe of Asher, one of the twelve tribes of Israel.
The tribe of Levi is one of the twelve tribes of Israel.
Naptali was the son of Jacob and Rachel's maidservant Bilhah and the father of the tribe of Naphtali, one of the twelve tribes of Israel.
www.akhlah.com /history_tradition/tribes_of_israel.php   (1310 words)

  
 Hope of Israel Ministries (HIM) -- Shofar-Intro-12 Tribes: General Subjects   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This is a reference to the kindgom of Israel and the kingdom of Judah, i.e., all twelve tribes.
The New Testament testifies that Hanna was of the tribe of Asher (Luke 2;36), and that Paul was of the tribe of Benjamin (Romans 1:1).
Whenever Levi is regarded as one of the tribes, the tribes of Joseph are counted as one (Gen 35:22-26, 46:8-25, 49:1-27).
thehopeofisrael.org /12intro.html   (2314 words)

  
 Mansions of Rastafari - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Twelve Tribes of Israel is a Rastafari group based in Kingston, Jamaica.
The twelve tribes are based on the twelve astrological zodiacal signs.
Thus Bob Marley, an Aquarian, came from the Tribe of Joseph, the eleventh of the biblical Jacob's twelve children.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Twelve_Tribes_of_Israel_(Rastafari)   (772 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Israel
The tribes directly related to Lot were those of Moab and Ammon, of which the former established itself east of the Dead Sea, and the latter settled on the eastern side of the Amorrhite kingdom which extended between the Arnom and the Jeboc.
Abroad, Israel's friendly relations with Juda assumed to permanent character by the marriage of Athalia the daughter of Achab and Jezabel, with Joram the son of Josaphat; and in point of fact, Israel was at peace with Juda throughout the twenty-two years of Achab's reign.
Owing chiefly to the fact that Israel's enemies had grown weaker on every side, the new king was able to eclipse the victories achieved by his father, Joas, and to maintain for a while the old ideal boundaries both east and west of the Jordan (2 Kings 14:28).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08193a.htm   (6992 words)

  
 Llewellyn Journal - Astrological Attributions of the Twelve Tribes of Israel
Astrological Attributions of the Twelve Tribes of Israel
Since there were twelve tribes, it is natural to assume that some correlation with the twelve signs of the zodiac was intended or, if it was not intended, that it is at least feasible.
Indeed, the resemblance of this circular encampment with twelve divisions to a standard horoscope chart (and/or to the belt of the zodiac) is striking and in all likelihood intended.
www.llewellynjournal.com /article/472   (2519 words)

  
 Divorce, and the twelve Apostles. HR 29 Sept 2001
Divorce, and the twelve Apostles, and the twelve tribes of Israel.
You can find the number twelve in the months of the year, in the tribes of Israel, etc. And here I would like to tell you something, which perhaps may be interesting to you.
And second, having two tribes from one of the twelve sons of Israel, in fact, there were thirteen tribes.
www.new-birth.net /contemporary/hr36.htm   (1290 words)

  
 Twelve Tribes
The Tribe of Simeon was "divided and scattered" according to the prediction in Gen. 49:5-7.
Caleb, the son of Jephunneh, represented the tribe as one of the spies (13:6; 34:19).
This tribe was the first to suffer from the invasion of Benhadad, king of Syria, in the reigns of Baasha, king of Israel, and Asa, king of Judah (1 Kings 15:20; 2 Chr.
mb-soft.com /believe/txh/tribes.htm   (2622 words)

  
 The Twelve Tribes of Israel is an organization of Rastafarians who believe that the way to salvation is through ...
The Twelve Tribes are especially interesting because they believe in salvation for all races, whereas the doctrines of other Rastas are exclusive to Blacks, primarily because of the very roots of the religion: Whites making slaves out of them.
Israel adopted two sons of Joseph, making him one of the fathers of the future "Twelve Tribes", and Levi’s tribe was given the task of caring for the Israeli priesthood.
For a while, the tribes were flourishing in Palestine, but political and family drama, coupled with the horrors of "sin" (sin is a religious term meaning the act of doing something against God, or anything that is right) caused the nation of Israel to divide and eventually crumble.
debate.uvm.edu /dreadlibrary/thayer.html   (3998 words)

  
 The Clock of God, Chapter 7, "The 12 Tribes of Israel"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In response to his rebellion against the angel, God changed Jacob's name to 'Israel', and, as a result, his eleven sons became known preferentially as the 'House of Israel' rather than the 'House of Jacob' (which is used as an occasional alternative by various prophets).
The people of Israel were born into rebellion because of Adam's sin and they have gained their life only through the mercy of the forgiveness offered by Jesus Christ.
Because of Jesus, the two 'Houses' of Israel in prophecy must now be seen, not as the tribes of the north and the tribes of the south, but rather in terms of Christians and Jews.
goodnewschristianministry.org /clockchapter7.htm   (3342 words)

  
 Twelve (12) Tribes of Israel
In the order of their birth, beginning in Genesis 29:32, these are the original twelve sons of Jacob -- the namesakes of the twelve families who went down into Egypt and became known as the Twelve (12) Tribes of Israel.
The 'Dukes of Edom' in the genealogy of Esau are a study in contrast to the Tribes of Jacob.
Eventually the ten tribes of Israel were defeated by Assyria and carried into all the world, and the Judean Kingdom was carried away to Babylon for 70 years as prophesied by Jeremiah 29:10/Dan9:2.
www.cswnet.com /~duxrow/12Tribes.htm   (2095 words)

  
 Holy Spirit Interactive: Bible Discovery - The Twelve Sons of Jacob/The Twelve Tribes of Israel
The Twelve Sons of Jacob / The Twelve Tribes of Israel
All the twelve sons of Jacob - born to wives Leah and Rachel, and their handmaidens Zilpah and Bilhah - were blessed in that they were to be a part of the nation of Israel.
The twelve sons of Jacob: Progenitors of the twelve tribes of Israel.
www.holyspiritinteractive.net /biblediscovery/the12tribesofisrael.asp   (314 words)

  
 NOVA Online | Lost Tribes of Israel | Where are the Ten Lost Tribes?
Jacob produced twelve sons, each of whom became the father of one of the twelve tribes of Israel.
The tribes split along territorial and political lines, with Judah and Benjamin in the south loyal to the Davidic house, and the rest of the tribes in the north ruled by a succession of monarchies.
"There are men of Israel in the land of Persia who say that in the mountains dwell four of the tribes of Israel, namely, the tribe of Dan, the tribe of Zevulun, the tribe of Asher, and the tribe of Naphtali.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/nova/israel/losttribes.html   (865 words)

  
 Daily Bible Study - The Tribes Of Israel
The tribe of Levi formed the priesthood (see Levites) and were effectively dispersed throughout the other eleven tribes.
Two of Israel's grandsons, Ephraim and Manasseh, the sons of Joseph, were designated as individual tribes to bring the number back to twelve.
The northern kingdom of Israel was conquered and taken away by the Assyrians (see Ancient Empires - Assyria) in the eighth century B.C. They effectively disappeared from history and became known as the "Lost Ten Tribes" of Israel.
www.keyway.ca /htm2002/tribeisr.htm   (1150 words)

  
 Israel's Twelve Tribes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Israel was promised in Genesis 35:11 that, "A nation and a community of nations will come from you, and kings will come from your body.
The twelve tribes consist of the descendants of Israel's twelve sons.
In Ezekiel 48:30-35 we read that the city gates in the New Jerusalem also contain the names of the twelve tribes of Israel.
members.aol.com /rome1221/12tribes.htm   (400 words)

  
 The Secrets of the Twelve Tribes of Israel
This is particularly evident in their inscription on the gemstones of the Choshen or breastplate of the High Priest, where the order and the spelling of the tribes is according to their first appearance in the Torah at the birth of each of the brothers.
The total number of the Hebrew letters of all the tribes (as inscribed) adds up to fifty, which is a seminal number, associated with the counting of the Omer and the 50 gates of Understanding.
The banner of Naftali showed a antlered deer on a wine-colored background, because the tribe is described in the Torah, as a fleeting hind, suggesting dispatch and avidity in performing the commandments.
www.art.net /~vision/dov2a1.htm   (1041 words)

  
 What are the twelve tribes of Israel?
As a result, the twelve tribes became Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Benjamin, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Ephraim and Manasseh.
In some other lists of the twelve tribes of Israel, Levi is not mentioned, presumably because the Levites were assigned to serve at the temple and therefore were not apportioned land of their own in Israel (Joshua 14:3).
Whatever the case, God is free to re-adjust and re-account the twelve tribes of Israel as He sees fit.
www.gotquestions.org /twelve-tribes-Israel.html   (449 words)

  
 The Twelve Tribes of Israel Today
The “Lost Tribes of Israel” are lost not because they represent people not found among the almost seven billion known inhabitants of the planet, but because their ancestors fell into apostasy and their identity was lost.
The members of these tribes today are unaware of their ancient ancestry, just as the Latter-day Lehites to whom Mormon wrote: “Know ye that ye are of the house of Israel.
The promises of the Lord to gather the tribes of Israel (spiritually and physically) are equally evident.
cumorah.com /12tribes.html   (12225 words)

  
 The Twelve Tribes of Israel
The twelve tribes of Israel are mentioned in Revelation, chapters 7 and 21.
As all the men of Israel were required to appear in Jerusalem for the feasts of Pesakh (Passover), Shavuot (Pentecost) and Succot (Tabernacles) each year, this would likely lead to a reunification of the northern and southern kingdoms, because Jerusalem lay in the southern kingdom of Judah.
The northern kingdom of Israel was never able to repent of their idolatry and for this they were judged by God.
www.yashanet.com /studies/revstudy/rev1.htm   (1938 words)

  
 The Twelve Tribes of Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
These 12 tribes were descended from the 12 sons of Jacob (Israel), borne of 2 wives, sisters Leah and Rachel, and 2 slave-wives given to him by the two sisters.
He was accorded a position of supreme honor, joining Abraham, Isaac and Jacob as the progenitors of the twelve tribes.
This city proved to be the northernmost boundary of the land of Israel, stretching from Dan in the north to Beersheba in the south.
goodnewschristianministry.org /twelvetribes.htm   (564 words)

  
 The Twelve Tribes of Israel
In Rev. 7 where there were twelve thousand people sealed out of each of the twelve tribes, Joseph and Manasseh are mentioned but not Ephraim nor Dan.
The Tribe of Levi had no inheritance in the promise land as did their brothers, however, God gave them His tithe from all the Tribes.
Also, each Tribe was commanded to gave the Levites cites to live in and pasture land for their livestock.
users.churchserve.com /wv/rejoicing_life_min/Tribes4.html   (3707 words)

  
 The Lost Tribes of Israel
From that time on, the tribes were divided into two nations, which came to be called the House of Israel (the Northern ten tribes) and the House of Judah (the Southern two tribes).
When the House of Israel was conquered, most people belonging to the ten Northern tribes were deported and settled elsewhere in the Assyrian kingdom, including places near Nineveh, Haran, and on what is now the Iran-Iraq border.
The term appears late in Israel’s history—after the division into northern and southern kingdoms—and it can be fairly claimed that the term does not apply to the members of the ten northern tribes, who are properly known as "Israelites" since they belonged to the House of Israel rather than the House of Judah.
www.catholic.com /library/Lost_Tribes_of_Israel.asp   (2188 words)

  
 The Twelve Tribes of Israel
The reason I chose the name Twelve Tribes of Israel is because I have recently discovered the religion of Rastafari.
Two of the largest sects of Rastas are The Nyabinghi and the Twelve Tribes.
The Nyabinghi sect only allows for people of African descent, while the Twelve Tribes believe that all people are children of God.
www.webspawner.com /users/zionqueen1high   (447 words)

  
 The Twelve Tribes of Israel
28 All these are the twelve tribes of Israel: and this is it that their father spake unto them, and blessed them; every one according to his blessing he blessed them.
21 And the stones shall be with the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, like the engravings of a signet; every one with his name shall they be according to the twelve tribes.
Ezra 6:16 And the children of Israel, the priests, and the Levites, and the rest of the children of the captivity, kept the dedication of this house of God with joy.
www.topical-bible-studies.org /30-0004.htm   (6870 words)

  
 St. Luke: The Twelve Tribes of Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jacob was renamed Israel by God; his sons would become fathers of the tribes of Israel.
Just before he died at age 147, Jacob gathered his twelve sons for a final blessing, choosing words for each son which were both a commentary on his character and a prophecy of the future of the tribe which would descend from him.
Alloted no land, this tribe was set apart for priestly duty and given responsibility for the tabernacle and its furnishings including the Ark of the Covenant and the golden lampstand pictured in the transoms.
www.stluke.info /windows/tribes.html   (270 words)

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