[naf-tuh-lahy] /ˈnæf təˌlaɪ/
the sixth son of Jacob and Bilhah. Gen. 30:7,8.
one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from Naphtali.
noun (Old Testament)
Jacob’s sixth son, whose mother was Rachel’s handmaid (Genesis 30:7–8)
the tribe descended from him
the territory of this tribe, between the Sea of Galilee and the mountains of central Galilee
my wrestling, the fifth son of Jacob. His mother was Bilhah, Rachel’s handmaid (Gen. 30:8). When Jacob went down into Egypt, Naphtali had four sons (Gen. 46:24). Little is known of him as an individual.
[naf-tuh-lahyt] /ˈnæf təˌlaɪt/ noun 1. a member of the tribe of .
1. a combining form representing naphtha, or naphthalene, in compound words: naphthol.
[naf-thuh, nap-] /ˈnæf θə, ˈnæp-/ noun 1. a colorless, volatile distillate, usually an intermediate product between gasoline and benzine, used as a solvent, fuel, etc. Compare . 2. any of various similar liquids distilled from other products. 3. . /ˈnæfθə; ˈnæp-/ noun 1. a distillation product from coal tar boiling in the approximate range 80–170°C […]
[naf-thuh-seen, nap-] /ˈnæf θəˌsin, ˈnæp-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. an explosive solid compound, C 1 8 H 1 2 , derived from anthracene and coal tar: used for detonating high explosives, as TNT.