According to the Torah, the Tribe of Benjamin (Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִן, Modern: Bīnyamīn, Tiberian: Bīnyāmīn) was one of the Twelve Tribes of Israel. The tribe was descended from Benjamin, the youngest son of the patriarch Jacob and his wife Rachel.
The descendants of the tribes of Judah and Benjamin have survived as Jews because they were allowed to return to their homeland after the Babylonian Exile of 586 bc.
Benjamin was described as a ravenous wolf by his father, and his tribe became known for their ferocity in battle. They did later lead the confederation of tribes into the first Israelite monarchy under Saul, but after that, lost control of the kingdom to Judah.
The term “Blood Israel” refers only to the original twelve tribes of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi (refuge cities located within green areas), Judah, Dan (migration route indicated in red), Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Issachar, Zebulun, Joseph (entire inheritance area indicated in gray), and Benjamin.
In Matthew 1:1–6 and Luke 3:31–34 of the New Testament, Jesus is described as a member of the tribe of Judah by lineage. Revelation 5:5 also mentions an apocalyptic vision of the Lion of the tribe of Judah.
Conquered by the Assyrian King Shalmaneser V, they were exiled to upper Mesopotamia and Medes, today modern Syria and Iraq. The Ten Tribes of Israel have never been seen since.
Ten Lost Tribes Reuben. Simeon. Levi. Judah. Dan. Naphtali. Gad. Asher.
The Thirteenth Tribe is a 1976 book by Arthur Koestler, in which the author advances the thesis that Ashkenazi Jews are not descended from the historical Israelites of antiquity, but from Khazars, a Turkic people. The Thirteenth Tribe.
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According to the Hebrew Bible, the Tribe of Manasseh (/məˈnæsə/; Hebrew: שבט מְנַשֶּׁה, Modern: Shevet Menashe, Tiberian: Sheveṭ Mənaššé, “who makes to forget”) was one of the Tribes of Israel. It is one of the ten lost tribes. Together with the Tribe of Ephraim, Manasseh also formed the House of Joseph.
The tribe of Judah settled in the region south of Jerusalem and in time became the most powerful and most important tribe.
As part of the Kingdom of Israel, the territory of Dan was conquered by the Assyrians, and exiled; the manner of their exile led to their further history being lost.
The Twelve Tribes of Israel.
In the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ( Mormons ), whose members regard themselves as the true Hebrews, “ Gentile ” denotes any person, including a Jew, who is not a Mormon.
The House of Israel Are God’s Covenant People Jacob had twelve sons. These sons and their families became known as the twelve tribes of Israel, or Israelites (see Genesis 49:28).
It tells of their departure from Egypt, the revelations at biblical Mount Sinai, and their wanderings in the wilderness up to the borders of Canaan. Its message is that the Israelites were delivered from slavery by Yahweh their god, and therefore belong to him by covenant.