Servants Identified

SERVANTS IDENTIFIEDThen I heard the number of those who were sealed: 144,000 from all the tribes of Israel. From the tribe of Judah 12,000 were sealed, from the tribe of Reuben 12,000, from the tribe of Gad 12,000, from the tribe of Asher 12,000, from the tribe of Naphtali 12,000, from the tribe of Manasseh 12,000, from the tribe of Simeon 12,000, from the tribe of Levi 12,000, from the tribe of Issachar 12,000, from the tribe of Zebulun 12,000, from the tribe of Joseph 12,000, from the tribe of Benjamin 12,000. (Revelation 7:4-8)

Background – The Bible contains several lists of the tribes in the Old Testament. (Genesis 35:22; 46:8, 49, Exodus. 1:1, Numbers 1:2; 13:4, 26:34, Deuteronomy 27:11; 33:6, Joshua 13–22, Judges 5, 1 Chronicles 2–8; 12:24; 27:16, Ezekiel 48) and they are given in various orders.(1) Figure 14.2 compares Continue reading “Servants Identified”