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Torrey's Topical Textbook

Tribes of Israel, the

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  • Were twelve in number
    Genesis 49:28 ; Acts 26:12 ; James 1:1

  • Descended from Jacob's sons
    Genesis 35:22-26

  • Manasseh and Ephraim numbered among, instead of Joseph and Levi
    Genesis 48:5 ; Joshua 14:3,4

  • Predictions respecting each of
    Genesis 49:3-27 ; Deuteronomy 33:6-29

    • Under a president or chief
      Numbers 1:4-16
    • Divided into families
      Numbers 1:2 ; 26:5-50 ; Joshua 7:14
    • Usually furnished an equal number of men for war
      Numbers 31:4

  • Each family of, had a chief or head
    Numbers 36:1 ; 1 Chronicles 4:38

  • Total strength of, on leaving Egypt
    Exodus 12:37 ; Numbers 1:44-46 ; 2:32

  • Divided into four divisions while in the wilderness
    Numbers 10:14-28

  • Encamped in their divisions and by their standards round the Tabernacles
    Numbers 2:2-31

  • Canaan to be divided amongst according to their numbers
    Numbers 33:54

    • Settled on east side of Jordan
      Deuteronomy 3:12-17 ; Joshua 13:23-32
    • Were required to assist in subduing Canaan
      Numbers 32:6-32 ; Deuteronomy 3:18-20

  • Total strength of, on entering the land of Canaan
    Numbers 26:51

  • Canaan divided amongst nine and a half of, by lot
    Joshua 14:1-5

  • Situation of, and bounds of the inheritance of each
    Joshua 15:1-17:18

  • All inheritance to remain in the tribe and family to which Allotted
    Numbers 36:3-9

  • Names of, engraven on the breastplate of the high priest
    Exodus 28:21 ; 39:14

  • Divided on mounts Ebal and Gerizim to hear the law
    Deuteronomy 27:12,13

  • Remained as one people until the reign of Rehoboam
    1 Kings 12:16-20

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Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Tribes of Israel, the'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. 1897.

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