It had a large, high wall with twelve gates. Twelve angels were at the gates, and the names of the twelve tribes of Israel were written on the gates.
The wall of the city had twelve foundations, and the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the lamb were written on them.
So they collected and filled twelve baskets full of pieces of the five barley loaves left over by those who had eaten.
There was too much bronze to weigh in the two pillars, the one sea, the twelve bronze oxen that were under the sea, and the stands which King Solomon had made for the LORD's Temple.
Our father has twelve sons, but one of us isn't alive anymore, and our youngest brother is with our father today back home in Canaan.'
Take fine flour and bake twelve cakes using two tenths of a measure for each cake.
1 Chronicles 6:63
The descendants of Merari were allotted 12 towns according to their families from the tribes of Reuben, Gad, and Zebulun.
Between the city street and the river, the tree of life was visible from each side. It produced twelve kinds of fruit, each month having its own fruit. The leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations.
Also, twelve gold ladles filled with incense were presented, each ladle weighing ten shekels (calculated according to the shekel of the sanctuary). All of the gold of the ladles weighed 120 shekels.
Jesus replied, "There are twelve hours in the day, aren't there? If anyone walks during the day he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world.
The descendants of those who had been taken into captivity and who had returned from captivity offered burnt offerings to the God of Israel: twelve bulls for all of Israel, 96 rams, 77 lambs, and twelve male goats as a sin offering all of them burnt offerings to the LORD.
So take for yourselves twelve men from the tribes of Israel, one man from each tribe.
About a year later, as the king was walking on the roof of the royal palace of Babylon,
Later, God gave Abraham the covenant of circumcision. Later, he fathered Isaac and circumcised him on the eighth day. Then Isaac fathered Jacob, and Jacob fathered the twelve patriarchs.
So Moses wrote down all the words of the LORD. He got up early in the morning and built an altar with twelve pillars for the twelve tribes of Israel at the base of the mountain.
And as for Ishmael, I've heard you. I'll bless him, and he'll have many descendants. I will multiply him greatly, he'll father twelve tribal leaders, and I'll cause his descendants to become a great nation.
"Tell the Israelis to take a rod one from each ancestral house, that is, one from every leader, for a total of twelve rods. Write each tribal name on his rod.
This was what was presented at the dedication of the altar from the leaders of Israel on the same day that it was anointed: twelve silver bowls, twelve silver basins, twelve gold ladles.
But while Israel lived in that land, Reuben went inside his father's tent and had sexual relations with his father's concubine Bilhah, and Israel heard about it. Now Jacob had twelve sons.
They traveled from Marah and arrived at Elim. In Elim there were twelve wells of water and 70 palm trees, so they rested there.
A spectacular sign appeared in the sky: a woman dressed with the sun, who had the moon under her feet and a victor's crown of twelve stars on her head.
so that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom and sit down on thrones to govern the twelve tribes of Israel."
Then they came to Elim where there were twelve springs of water and 70 palm trees, and they camped there by the water.
When Jesus was twelve years old, they went up to the festival as usual.
1 Kings 7:15
He fashioned two bronze pillars, each one eighteen cubits high, with a circumference of twelve cubits.
1 Kings 4:7
Solomon also appointed twelve governors over all of Israel, each of whom were responsible for providing one month's food provisions to the king and to his administration during each year.
1 Kings 10:20
Twelve lions were placed on both sides of the six steps leading to the throne, and nothing comparable was made for any other kingdoms.
1 Kings 11:30
Ahijah grabbed the new cloak that he was wearing and tore it into twelve pieces!
1 Kings 18:31
Elijah took twelve stones, one for each of the tribes of Jacob's descendants, to whom the message from the LORD had come that "Israel is to be your name."
Don't you think that I could call on my Father, and he would send me more than twelve legions of angels now?
Jesus told them, "I tell all of you with certainty, when the Son of Man sits on his glorious throne in the renewed creation, you who have followed me will also sit on twelve thrones, governing the twelve tribes of Israel.