Jacob later given the name Israel, is regarded as a Patriarch of the Israelites. According to the Book of Genesis, Jacob was the third Hebrew progenitor Jacob's twelve sons, named in Genesis, were Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Dan , .. 30, Hosea , 5; or "angel," Hosea ), and the two wrestled until daybreak.
Here is a list the 12 sons of Jacob/Israel in the order they were born (oldest to youngest), what their name means, and who their mother was.
The 12 Tribes of Israel descended from the patriarch Jacob, son of Isaac and grandson of Abraham, who was renamed Israel and gave his name to the nation.
JUST look at this big family. These are Jacob's 12 sons. And he had daughters too. Do you know the names of any of the children? Let's learn some of them.
Here is another example of this in the meanings of the names of the twelve sons of Jacob. They are: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Dan.
Jacob blesses his twelve sons just before he dies. His sons were: 1 Reuben the name means: see, a son – Whose mother was Leah. 2 Simeon the name.