What does naphtali mean?

Definitions for naphtaliˈnæf təˌlaɪ

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  1. Naphtali(ProperNoun)

    Sixth son of Jacob, by his wife's handmaid Bilhah.

  2. Naphtali(ProperNoun)

    One of the Israelite tribes, descended from Naphtali.

  3. Origin: Old Testament נַפְתָּלִי (naftali), a son of Jacob.


  1. Naphtali

    According to the Book of Genesis, Naphtali was the sixth son of Jacob and second son with Bilhah. He was the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Naphtali. However, some Biblical scholars view this as postdiction, an eponymous metaphor providing an aetiology of the connectedness of the tribe to others in the Israelite confederation.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of naphtali in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of naphtali in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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