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Dan – דָּן - DAN


Stone: Sapphire

Attribute: The Holy Scripture

Strong's H1835 – Dan – דָּן - From דִּין (H1777) –


Dan = "a judge"

the 5th son of Jacob, the 1st of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid

the tribe descended from Dan, the son of Jacob

n pr loc

a city in Dan, the most northern landmark of Palestine


Gen 30:1 KJV - And when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and said unto Jacob, Give me children, or else I die.


Gen 30:2 KJV - And Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel: and he said, Am I in God's stead, who hath withheld from thee the fruit of the womb?


Gen 30:3 KJV - And she said, Behold my maid Bilhah, go in unto her; and she shall bear upon my knees, that I may also have children by her.


Gen 30:4 KJV - And she gave him Bilhah her handmaid to wife: and Jacob went in unto her.


Gen 30:5 KJV - And Bilhah conceived, and bare Jacob a son.


Gen 30:6 KJV - And Rachel said, God hath judged me, and hath also heard my voice, and hath given me a son: therefore called she his name Dan.

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