- a son of Jacob and Leah. Gen. 30:20.
- one of the 12 tribes of Israel.
noun Old Testament
- the sixth son whom Leah bore to Jacob: one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel (Genesis 30:20)
- the tribe descended from him
- the territory of this tribe, lying in lower Galilee to the north of Mount Carmel and to the east of the coastal plain