1 One of the twelve sons of Jacob, by Bilhah, handmaiden of Rachel (Gen 30:1-6); he is the ancestor of the tribe of Dan. 2 One of the twelve tribes of Israel assigned a small piece of land west of Benjamin; when its members were crowded out, however, they migrated north (Josh 19:40-48; Judg 18). 3 A city on the northern border of Israel (“Dan to Beer-sheba” expresses the northern and southern limits of Israel).

Gen 30:1-6

1When Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, she envied her sister; and she said to Jacob, “Give me children, or I shall die!”2Jacob became very angry with ... View more

Josh 19:40-48

The Territory of Dan
40The seventh lot came out for the tribe of Dan, according to its families.41The territory of its inheritance included Zorah, Eshtaol, Ir-s ... View more

Judg 18

The Migration of Dan
1In those days there was no king in Israel. And in those days the tribe of the Danites was seeking for itself a territory to live in; for u ... View more

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