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REUBEN   The mandrakes in Reuben's coat-of-arms are based on the episode related in Gen. 30, where young Reuben brought his mother Leah mandrakes from the field. The biblical phrase on the tab is from Deut. 33:6, "Let Reuben live."   SIMON

The 12 Tribes of Israel Embroidery Design

REUBEN The mandrakes in Reuben's coat-of-arms are based on the episode related in Gen. where young Reuben brought his mother Leah mandrakes from the field. The biblical phrase on the tab is from Deut. "Let Reuben live.

JUDAH   The most famous heraldic symbol belongs to the tribe of Judah, which displayed a lion on its shield. This tribe became the most powerful and constituted the Kingdom of Judah. The lion is the symbol of strength and is featured as such in innumerable works throughout the ages. This animal is one those most frequently mentioned in the Bible, appearing about 130 times under 6 different names. The biblical phrase on the tab is from Gen. 49:9, "Judah is a lion's whelp."

The 12 Tribes of Israel Embroidery Design

JUDAH The most famous heraldic symbol belongs to the tribe of Judah, which…

GAD   The tribe of Gad settled in the land of Gilead, east of the Jordan. It did battle against Amon and Moab coming from the south, wandering tribes from the east, and Aram from the north. The emblem resembles a camp in reminiscence of the biblical phrase -on the tab- "Gad, a troop shall overcome him" (Gen. 49:19).

The 12 Tribes of Israel Embroidery Design

DAN   The original area of the tribe of Dan extended from Jaffa southward. Samson was a son of this tribe. As it could not conquer its entire territory, Dan looked to settle elsewhere and the tribe moved north to the source of the Jordan River, captured the city Laish, and settled there. In Jacob's Blessing Dan was promised that he "shall judge his people" (Gen. 49:16), a reference symbolized by the scales of justice on the stamp. The phrase appears on the tab.

The 12 Tribes of Israel Embroidery Design

Jacobs Blessing of Dan was promised that he "shall judge his people" (Gen.

Jesus in the Seven Feasts of Israel

Jesus in the Seven Feasts of Israel

Jesus in the Seven Feasts of Israel - Rock of Israel

Zimmerman Family Crest Light Green   Swords for the tribe of Simeon.

Zimmerman Family Crest Light Green Swords for the tribe of Simeon.

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