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Lexicon :: Strong's H5321 - nap̄tālî

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

נַפְתָּלִי Naphtâlîy, naf-taw-lee'; from H6617; my wrestling; Naphtali, a son of Jacob, with the tribe descended from him, and its territory:—Naphtali.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x

The KJV translates Strong's H5321 in the following manner: Naphtali (50x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 50x
The KJV translates Strong's H5321 in the following manner: Naphtali (50x).
  1. Naphtali = "wrestling"

    n pr m
    1. the 6th son of Jacob and the 2nd by Bilhah the handmaid of Rachel

    2. the tribe descended from Naphtali the son of Jacob

      n pr loc
    3. the territory assigned to the tribe of Naphtali

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נַפְתָּלִי Naphtâlîy, naf-taw-lee'; from H6617; my wrestling; Naphtali, a son of Jacob, with the tribe descended from him, and its territory:—Naphtali.
STRONGS H5321: Abbreviations
נַפְתָּלִי 51 proper name, masculine and of a tribe Naphtali, Νεφθαλει (μ), etc. (interpreted as my wrestling Genesis 30:8; perhaps originally crafty, cunning one); —
1. second son of Jacob and Bilhah Genesis 30:8 (J), Genesis 35:25; Genesis 46:24 (P), 1 Chronicles 2:2, compare Genesis 49:21 (poem).
2. as a tribe of Israel:
a. Judges 1:33; Judges 4:10; Judges 5:18; Deuteronomy 33:23 (twice in verse) +; so (Hexateuch, only P) בְּנֵי נ׳ Judges 4:6; Numbers 1:42 + 6 times, מַטֵּה נ׳ Numbers 2:29; 1 Kings 7:14 + 5 times, מַטֵּה בְּנֵי נ׳ Numbers 10:27; Numbers 34:28; Joshua 19:39; שַׁעַר נ׳ Ezekiel 48:34 (in new Jerusalem); אֶרֶץ נ׳ 1 Kings 15:20; 2 Kings 15:29, compare Isaiah 8:23; קֶדֶשׁ נ׳ Judges 4:6; הַר נ׳ Joshua 20:7; גְּבוּל נ׳ Ezekiel 48:4, יָ֫מָּה נ׳ Ezekiel 48:3; עָרֵי נ׳ 2 Chronicles 16:4.
b. as territorial name Deuteronomy 34:2 (JE) 1 Kings 4:15; 1 Chronicles 12:41 [1 Chronicles 12:40] (van d. H. 1 Chronicles 12:40 [1 Chronicles 12:39]), 2 Chronicles 34:6; Judges 6:35; Judges 7:23 might be a or b.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


30:8; 30:8; 35:25; 46:24; 49:21


1:42; 2:29; 10:27; 34:28


33:23; 34:2


19:39; 20:7


1:33; 4:6; 4:6; 4:10; 5:18; 6:35; 7:23

1 Kings

4:15; 7:14; 15:20

2 Kings


1 Chronicles

2:2; 12:39; 12:40

2 Chronicles

16:4; 34:6


48:3; 48:4; 48:34


Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5321 matches the Hebrew נַפְתָּלִי (nap̄tālî),
which occurs 51 times in 47 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:8 - So Rachel said, “With [fn]mighty wrestling I have [fn]wrestled with my sister, and I have indeed prevailed.” And she named him Naphtali H5321.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:25 - and the sons of Bilhah, Rachel’s female slave, were Dan and Naphtali H5321;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:24 - And the sons of Naphtali H5321: [fn]Jahzeel, Guni, Jezer, and [fn]Shillem.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:21 - “Naphtali H5321 is a doe let loose;
He utters beautiful words.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:4 - Dan and Naphtali H5321, Gad and Asher.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:15 - of Naphtali H5321, Ahira the son of Enan.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:42 - Of the sons of Naphtali H5321, their descendants by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go to war,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 1:43 - their numbered men of the tribe of Naphtali H5321 were 53,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 2:29 - “Then follows the tribe of Naphtali H5321; and the leader of the sons of Naphtali H5321: Ahira the son of Enan,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 7:78 - On the twelfth day it was Ahira the son of Enan, leader of the sons of Naphtali H5321;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 10:27 - and Ahira the son of Enan over the tribal army of the sons of Naphtali H5321.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:14 - from the tribe of Naphtali H5321, Nahbi the son of Vophsi;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:48 - The sons of Naphtali H5321 by their families: of Jahzeel, the family of the Jahzeelites; of Guni, the family of the Gunites;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 26:50 - These are the families of Naphtali H5321 by their families; and those who were numbered of them were 45,400.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 34:28 - “Of the tribe of the sons of Naphtali H5321, a leader, Pedahel the son of Ammihud.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:13 - “For the curse, these tribes shall stand on Mount Ebal: Reuben, Gad, Asher, Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali H5321.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 33:23 - Of Naphtali H5321 he said,
“Naphtali H5321, satisfied with favor,
And full of the blessing of the LORD,
Take possession of the sea and the south.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 34:2 - and all Naphtali H5321 and the land of Ephraim and Manasseh, and all the land of Judah as far as the [fn]western sea,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:32 - The sixth lot went to the sons of Naphtali H5321; to the sons of Naphtali H5321 according to their families.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 19:39 - This was the inheritance of the tribe of the sons of Naphtali H5321 according to their families, the cities with their villages.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:7 - So they [fn]set apart Kedesh in [fn]Galilee in the hill country of Naphtali H5321, and Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the hill country of Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:6 - And to the sons of Gershon thirteen cities were given by lot from the families of the tribe of Issachar, from the tribe of Asher, from the tribe of Naphtali H5321, and from the half-tribe of Manasseh in Bashan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 21:32 - And from the tribe of Naphtali H5321, they gave Kedesh in Galilee, the city of refuge for the one who commits manslaughter, with its pasture lands, Hammoth-dor with its pasture lands, and Kartan with its pasture lands; three cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 1:33 - Naphtali H5321 did not drive out the inhabitants of Beth-shemesh, or the inhabitants of Beth-anath, but lived among the Canaanites, the inhabitants of the land; and the inhabitants of Beth-shemesh and Beth-anath became forced labor for them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:6 - Now she sent word and summoned Barak the son of Abinoam from Kedesh-naphtali H5321, and said to him, “[fn]The LORD, the God of Israel, has indeed commanded, ‘Go and march to Mount Tabor, and take with you ten thousand men from the sons of Naphtali H5321 and from the sons of Zebulun.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 4:10 - Barak summoned Zebulun and Naphtali H5321 to Kedesh, and ten thousand men went up [fn]with him; Deborah also went up with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:18 - “Zebulun was a people who risked their lives,
And Naphtali H5321 too, on the high places of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:35 - And he sent messengers throughout Manasseh, and they also were called together to follow him; and he sent messengers to Asher, Zebulun, and Naphtali H5321, and they came up to meet them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 7:23 - And the men of Israel were summoned from Naphtali H5321, Asher, and all Manasseh, and they pursued Midian.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 4:15 - Ahimaaz in Naphtali H5321 (he also married Basemath the daughter of Solomon);
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 7:14 - He was a widow’s son from the tribe of Naphtali H5321, and his father was a man of Tyre, an artisan in bronze; and he was filled with wisdom, skill, and knowledge for doing any work in bronze. So he came to King Solomon and performed all his work.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:20 - So Ben-hadad listened to King Asa and sent the commanders of his armies against the cities of Israel, and [fn]conquered Ijon, Dan, Abel-beth-maacah, and all Chinneroth, besides all the land of Naphtali H5321.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 15:29 - In the days of Pekah king of Israel, [fn]Tiglath-pileser the king of Assyria came and took Ijon, Abel-beth-maacah, Janoah, Kedesh, Hazor, Gilead, and Galilee, all the land of Naphtali H5321; and he led [fn]their populations into exile to Assyria.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 2:2 - Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali H5321, Gad, and Asher.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:62 - To the sons of Gershom, according to their families, were given from the tribe of Issachar, the tribe of Asher, the tribe of Naphtali H5321, and the tribe of Manasseh, thirteen cities in Bashan.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 6:76 - and from the tribe of Naphtali H5321: Kedesh in Galilee with its pasture lands, Hammon with its pasture lands, and Kiriathaim with its pasture lands.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 7:13 - The sons of Naphtali H5321 were [fn]Jahziel, Guni, Jezer, and [fn]Shallum, the sons of Bilhah.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:34 - From Naphtali H5321 there were a thousand captains, and with them thirty-seven thousand with shield and spear.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 12:40 - Moreover, those who were near to them, as far as Issachar, Zebulun, and Naphtali H5321, brought food on donkeys, camels, mules, and on oxen, great quantities of flour cakes, fig cakes and bunches of raisins, wine, oil, oxen, and sheep. There was joy indeed in Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 27:19 - for Zebulun, Ishmaiah the son of Obadiah; for Naphtali H5321, Jeremoth the son of Azriel;
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 16:4 - And Ben-hadad listened to King Asa, and he sent the commanders of his armies against the cities of Israel, and they [fn]conquered Ijon, Dan, Abel-maim, and all the [fn]storage cities of Naphtali H5321.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:6 - In the cities of Manasseh, Ephraim, Simeon, and as far as Naphtali H5321, in their surrounding spaces,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:27 - Benjamin, the [fn]youngest, is there, [fn]ruling them,
The leaders of Judah in their company,
The leaders of Zebulun, the leaders of Naphtali H5321.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 9:1 - [fn]But there will be no more gloom for her who was in anguish. In earlier times He treated the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali H5321 with contempt, but later on He will make it glorious, by the way of the sea, on the other side of the Jordan, Galilee of the [fn]Gentiles.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:3 - “Beside the border of Asher, from the east side to the west side, Naphtali H5321, one portion.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:4 - “Beside the border of Naphtali H5321, from the east side to the west side, Manasseh, one portion.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 48:34 - “On the west side, 4,500 cubits, shall be three gates: the gate of Gad, one; the gate of Asher, one; and the gate of Naphtali H5321, one.
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