Definition of Tribes of Israel
1. Noun. Twelve kin groups of ancient Israel each traditionally descended from one of the twelve sons of Jacob.
Generic synonyms: Clan, Kin, Kin Group, Kindred, Kinship Group, Tribe
Specialized synonyms: Lost Tribes
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Literary usage of Tribes of Israel
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel Jud. a: 14. they that handle Me pen o/the writer. ... And ¡he tribes of Israel sent men through 10. throughout ..."
2. The Methodist Review (1855)
"The exact point to which we shall direct our inquiry is this, namely:—Were the Ten Tribes of Israel ever lost in any sense differing materially from that in ..."
3. The Mound Builders: Being an Account of a Remarkable People that Once by John Patterson MacLean (1879)
"An Interesting Question—Different Nations—Lost Tribes of Israel— Works on Lake Eric—Mounds of Wisconsin—Of Georgia—West of the Mississippi—of ..."
4. The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and humor of by Lionel Strachey (1906)
"The Ten Lost Tribes of Israel THAT the lost ten tribes of Israel may be found in London, is a discovery which any person may suppose he has made, ..."
5. The Old and New Testament Connected in the History of the Jews and by Humphrey Prideaux (1845)
"na,, soli, and all the rest of the land, that had formerly been possessed by the ten tribes of Israel (for all this was then subject to him,) and there did ..."