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The twelve sons of Jacob that formed the Israelite nation

Jacob was the son of Isaac and brother to Esau.He married two sisters namely Leah and Rachel.These were daughters of Laban.These two wives each had a maidservant.They were named Bilhah and Zilpah.All the four bore children for Jacob thereby giving him twelve sons.The following are the sons: The sons of Leah are Reuben, Simeon,Levi,Judah,Issachar and Zebulun.They were six sons.The sons of Rachel are only two and these are Joseph and Benjamin.Leah's maid,Zilpa gave birth to two sons namely Gad and Asher.Lastly,Bilha,

  2 years ago ago
The twelve sons of Jacob that formed the Israelite nation