362 occurrences in 14 translations

'Tribe' in the Bible

But his father refused and said, "I know, my son, I know! He too will become a tribe, and he too will be great; nevertheless, his younger brother will be greater than he, and his offspring will become a populous nation."

Now [Amram] a man of the house of Levi [the priestly tribe] went and took as his wife [Jochebed] a daughter of Levi.

See, I have called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah:

And I, behold, I have given with him Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan: and in the hearts of all that are wise hearted I have put wisdom, that they may make all that I have commanded thee;

Then Moses stood in the gate of the camp, and said, Whoever is on the Lord's side, let him come to me. And all the Levites [the priestly tribe] gathered together to him.

And Moses said unto the children of Israel, See, the LORD hath called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah;

And he hath put in his heart that he may teach, both he, and Aholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan.

And Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, made all that the LORD commanded Moses.

And with him was Aholiab, son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan, an engraver, and a cunning workman, and an embroiderer in blue, and in purple, and in scarlet, and fine linen.

If a priest's daughter is married to an outsider [not of the priestly tribe], she shall not eat of the offering of the holy things.

And the Israelitish woman's son blasphemed the name of the LORD, and cursed. And they brought him unto Moses: (and his mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan:)

Set aside and consecrate the fiftieth year to declare liberty throughout the land for all of its inhabitants. It is to be a jubilee for you. Every person is to return to his own land that he has inherited. Likewise, every person is to return to his tribe.

His uncle or his uncle's son may redeem him or any blood relative from his tribe may redeem him. If he becomes rich, then he may redeem himself.

And with you there shall be a man of every tribe; every one head of the house of his fathers.

And these are the names of the men that shall stand with you: of the tribe of Reuben; Elizur the son of Shedeur.

Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Reuben, were forty and six thousand and five hundred.

Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Simeon, were fifty and nine thousand and three hundred.

Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Gad, were forty and five thousand six hundred and fifty.

Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Judah, were threescore and fourteen thousand and six hundred.

Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Issachar, were fifty and four thousand and four hundred.

Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Zebulun, were fifty and seven thousand and four hundred.

Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Ephraim, were forty thousand and five hundred.

Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Manasseh, were thirty and two thousand and two hundred.

Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Benjamin, were thirty and five thousand and four hundred.

Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Dan, were threescore and two thousand and seven hundred.

Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Asher, were forty and one thousand and five hundred.

Those that were numbered of them, even of the tribe of Naphtali, were fifty and three thousand and four hundred.

These are they who were numbered by Moses and Aaron and by the twelve chiefs of Israel, one from every tribe.

But the Levites after the tribe of their fathers were not numbered among them.

Only thou shalt not number the tribe of Levi, neither take the sum of them among the children of Israel:

When the tabernacle is to go forward, the Levites shall take it down, and when the tabernacle is to be pitched, the Levites shall set it up. And the excluded [any not of the tribe of Levi] who approach the tabernacle shall be put to death.

And those that do pitch next unto him shall be the tribe of Issachar: and Nethaneel the son of Zuar shall be captain of the children of Issachar.

Then the tribe of Zebulun: and Eliab the son of Helon shall be captain of the children of Zebulun.

And those which pitch by him shall be the tribe of Simeon: and the captain of the children of Simeon shall be Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai.

Then the tribe of Gad: and the captain of the sons of Gad shall be Eliasaph the son of Reuel.

And by him shall be the tribe of Manasseh: and the captain of the children of Manasseh shall be Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur.

Then the tribe of Benjamin: and the captain of the sons of Benjamin shall be Abidan the son of Gideoni.

And those that encamp by him shall be the tribe of Asher: and the captain of the children of Asher shall be Pagiel the son of Ocran.

Then the tribe of Naphtali: and the captain of the children of Naphtali shall be Ahira the son of Enan.

So the Israelis did everything just as the LORD had commanded Moses; that is, they encamped under their standard as each person traveled with his own tribe and ancestral house.

Bring the tribe of Levi near, and present them before Aaron the priest, that they may minister unto him.

The leader of the tribe and family of Gershon was Lael's son Eliasaph.

The leader of the tribe and family of Kohath was Uzziel's son Elizaphan.

The leader of the tribe and family of Merari was Abihail's son Zuriel. The descendants of Merari encamped beside the tent toward the north.

As the LORD had instructed, everyone counted by Moses and Aaron from the descendants of Levi, according to their tribe, all males from a month old and above numbered 22,000.

Cut ye not off the tribe of the families of the Kohathites from among the Levites:

The total according to their tribe numbered 2,750

from the tribe of the descendants of Kohath, everyone who would be serving at the Tent of Meeting, whom Moses and Aaron numbered according to what the LORD had said, under the supervision of Moses.

And he that offered his offering the first day was Nahshon the son of Amminadab, of the tribe of Judah:

The second day Nethanel son of Zuar, leader [of the tribe] of Issachar, offered.

And over the host of the tribe of the children of Issachar was Nethaneel the son of Zuar.

And over the host of the tribe of the children of Zebulun was Eliab the son of Helon.

And over the host of the tribe of the children of Simeon was Shelumiel the son of Zurishaddai.

And over the host of the tribe of the children of Gad was Eliasaph the son of Deuel.

And over the host of the tribe of the children of Manasseh was Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur.

And over the host of the tribe of the children of Benjamin was Abidan the son of Gideoni.

And over the host of the tribe of the children of Asher was Pagiel the son of Ocran.

And over the host of the tribe of the children of Naphtali was Ahira the son of Enan.

Send thou men, that they may search the land of Canaan, which I give unto the children of Israel: of every tribe of their fathers shall ye send a man, every one a ruler among them.

And these were their names: of the tribe of Reuben, Shammua the son of Zaccur.

Of the tribe of Simeon, Shaphat the son of Hori.

Of the tribe of Issachar, Igal the son of Joseph.

Of the tribe of Ephraim, Oshea the son of Nun.

Of the tribe of Benjamin, Palti the son of Raphu.

Of the tribe of Zebulun, Gaddiel the son of Sodi.

Of the tribe of Joseph, namely, of the tribe of Manasseh, Gaddi the son of Susi.

Of the tribe of Dan, Ammiel the son of Gemalli.

Of the tribe of Asher, Sethur the son of Michael.

Of the tribe of Naphtali, Nahbi the son of Vophsi.

Of the tribe of Gad, Geuel the son of Machi.

"Speak to the Israelites, and receive from them a staff from each tribe, one from every tribal leader, twelve staffs; you must write each man's name on his staff.

You are also to write Aaron's name on the tribe of Levi, since there is to be one rod for every leader of their ancestral tribes.

So Moses spoke to the Israelis, and each of the tribe leaders gave him a rod, one for each leader, according to their ancestral tribes, for a total of twelve rods. Aaron's rod was one of them.

The next morning, Moses went to the Tent of Testimony and the rod of Aaron of the tribe of Levi had burst into bloom! It sprouted buds, bloomed blossoms, and produced fully ripe almonds!

Later, the LORD told Aaron, "You, your sons, and your father's tribe with you are to bear the iniquity of the sanctuary. Also, you and your sons with you are to bear the iniquity of your priesthood.

And thy brethren also of the tribe of Levi, the tribe of thy father, bring thou with thee, that they may be joined unto thee, and minister unto thee: but thou and thy sons with thee shall minister before the tabernacle of witness.

When Balaam looked up and saw Israel encamped tribe by tribe, the Spirit of God descended on him,

Then Moses ordered the judges of Israel, "Each one of you is to execute the men in his own tribe who joined the Baal-peor cult."

Now the name of the Israeli man who was slain, along with the Midianite woman, was Salu's son Zimri, a leader from the tribe of Simeon.

The name of the Midianite woman who was struck [was] Cozbi daughter of Zur, {a leader} of tribe of {the family} in Midian.

"Take a census of the entire community of Israel from the age of 20 years and above, according to each ancestral tribe, counting everyone who is able to go out to war in Israel."

The tribe of Issachar, listed according to their families, included: From Tola, the family of the descendants of Tola; from Puvah, the family of the descendants of Puvah;

The tribe of Zebulun, listed according to their families, included: From Sered, the family of the descendants of Sered; from Elon, the family of the descendants of Elon; and from Jahleel, the family of the descendants of Jahleel.

The tribe of Joseph, listed according to their families, included Manasseh and Ephraim.

The tribe of Benjamin, listed according to their families, included: From Bela, the family of the descendants of Bela; from Ashbel, the family of the descendants of Ashbel; from Ahiram, the family of the descendants of Ahiram;

The tribe of Dan, listed according to their families, included the families of the descendants of Shuham.

The tribe of Asher, listed according to their families, included: From Imnah, the family of the descendants of Imnah; from Ishvi, the family of the descendants of Ishvi; and from Beriah, the family of the descendants of Beriah.

The tribe of Naphtali, listed according to their families, included: From Jahzeel, the family of the descendants of Jahzeel; from Guni, the family of the descendants of Guni;

Increase the inheritance for a large [tribe], and decrease it for a small one. Each is to be given its inheritance according to those who were registered in it.

but the land is to be divided by lot, inheriting according to the names of their ancestor's tribe.

Now the daughters of Hepher's son Zelophehad, Gilead's grandson, who had been fathered by Machir, who had been fathered by Manasseh, from the tribe of Manasseh, the direct son of Joseph, were named Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah. They approached

Of every tribe a thousand, throughout all the tribes of Israel, shall ye send to the war.

So there were delivered out of the thousands of Israel, a thousand of every tribe, twelve thousand armed for war.

And Moses sent them to the war, a thousand of every tribe, them and Phinehas the son of Eleazar the priest, to the war, with the holy instruments, and the trumpets to blow in his hand.

And Moses gave unto them, even to the children of Gad, and to the children of Reuben, and unto half the tribe of Manasseh the son of Joseph, the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, and the kingdom of Og king of Bashan, the land, with the cities thereof in the coasts, even the cities of the country round about.

You shall inherit the land by lot according to your families; to the large tribe you shall give a larger inheritance, and to the small tribe you shall give a smaller inheritance. Wherever the lot falls to any man, that shall be his. According to the tribes of your fathers you shall inherit.

And Moses commanded the children of Israel, saying, This is the land which ye shall inherit by lot, which the LORD commanded to give unto the nine tribes, and to the half tribe:

For the tribe of the children of Reuben according to the house of their fathers, and the tribe of the children of Gad according to the house of their fathers, have received their inheritance; and half the tribe of Manasseh have received their inheritance:

The two tribes and the half tribe have received their inheritance on this side Jordan near Jericho eastward, toward the sunrising.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
מטּה מטּה 
Matteh 
tribe , rod , staff , staves , tribe +
Usage: 251

δίδραχμον 
Didrachmon 
Usage: 2

בּלו 
B@low (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

מדּה 
Middah 
Usage: 55

מנדּה מדּה 
Middah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

מכס 
mekec 
Usage: 6

מס מס 
Mac 
Usage: 23

מסּה 
Miccah 
Usage: 1

משּׂא 
Massa' 
Usage: 65

ענשׁ 
`onesh 
Usage: 2

צרה 
Tsarah 
Usage: 73

שׁבט 
She@bat (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

שׁבט 
Shebet 
Usage: 190

δωδεκάφυλον 
Dodekaphulon 
Usage: 1

θλίβω 
Thlibo 
Usage: 9

θλίψις 
Thlipsis 
Usage: 33

κῆνσος 
Kensos 
Usage: 2

φόρος 
Phoros 
Usage: 5

φυλή 
Phule 
Usage: 28

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