Naphtali

noun
Naph·​ta·​li | \ ˈnaf-tə-ˌlī How to pronounce Naphtali (audio) \

Definition of Naphtali

: a son of Jacob and the traditional eponymous ancestor of one of the tribes of Israel

First Known Use of Naphtali

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Naphtali

Hebrew Naphtālī

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“Naphtali.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Naphtali. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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