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References for Chapter 7

The Twelve Tribes of Israel
1.   Reuben   (Sons of Leah)
2.Simeon
3.Levi
4.Judah
5.Issachar
6.Zebulun
7.Dan(Sons of Bilhah, Rachelís maid)
8.Naphtali
9.Gad(Sons of Zilpah, Leahís maid)
10.Asher
11.Joseph(Sons of Rachel)
12.Benjamin
Joseph was the father of Manasseh and Ephraim.

Gen 29:31Ė30:24, 35:16-29 (optional, if you want to read the origin of Jacobís twelve children)
Gen 49, esp vv. 16-17 (Dan is a serpent)
Ez 9:1-7 (Marking the foreheads of the righteous)
Eph 1:13-14 (We are sealed with the Holy Spirit)
Is 49:10 (The righteous shall not hunger or thirst)
Jn 6:35 (The righteous shall not hunger or thirst)
Is 25:7-9 (Wipe away tears)

Excursus: the lists of the twelve disciples

Mt 10:2-4Lk 6:14-16Mk 3:16-18Eucharistic Prayer 1
first, Simon, who is called PeterSimon, whom he named PeterSimon whom he surnamed PeterPeter
Andrew his brotherAndrew his brotherJames the son of ZebedeePaul
James the son of ZebedeeJamesJohn the brother of James, whom he surnamed Boanerges, that is, sons of thunderAndrew
John his brotherJohnAndrewJames
PhilipPhilipPhilipJohn
BartholomewBartholomewBartholomewThomas
ThomasMatthewMatthewJames
Matthew the tax collectorThomasThomasPhilip
James the son of AlphaeusJames the son of AlphaeusJames the son of AlphaeusBartholomew
ThaddaeusSimon who was called the ZealotThaddaeusMatthew
Simon the CananaeanJudas the son of JamesSimon the CananaeanSimon
Judas Iscariot, who betrayed himJudas Iscariot, who became a traitorJudas Iscariot, who betrayed him. Jude