Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Benjamin, Dan, Nafatli, Gad, and Asher entered into Egypt as a nation of 70 Hebrews. They joined Joseph and his two sons, Ephraim and Manasseh. Their descendants increased and they grew very powerful. Centuries later, a Pharaoh came to power who knew nothing about Joseph and his family. The fear of Isra’el –– anti-semitism –– begins.
What’s in a Name? My Children
I’ve always had an interest in names and meanings of names. When my husband and I named our children, we focused on Biblical names and the verses given to us regarding their names. It was not until our youngest was about 12 that I saw a pattern in how we named our children. Jesse,…