Tribes Listed in Revelation

Tribes Listed in Revelation

Son (Birth Order) Son (Rev Order) Verse Meaning of Name
Reuben (Leah) Judah (Leah)

Gen 29:35 She conceived again, and when she gave birth to a son she said, "This time I will praise the LORD." So she named him Judah. Then she stopped having children.

Praise the Lord
Simeon (Leah) Reuben (Leah)

Gen 29:32 Leah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Reuben, for she said, "It is because the LORD has seen my misery. Surely my husband will love me now."

Behold a Son!
Levi (Leah) Gad (Zilpah)

Gen 30:11 Then Leah said, "What good fortune!" So she named him Gad.

Good fortune
Judah (Leah) Asher (Zilpah) Gen 30:13  Then Leah said, "I am happy, for the daughters will call me blessed." So she called his name Asher. Happy & blessed
Dan (Bilhah) Napthali (Bilhah)

Gen 30:8 Then Rachel said, "I have had a great struggle with my sister, and I have won." So she named him Naphtali.

Wrestling / struggle
Napthali (Bilhah) Manasseh (Joseph) Gen 41:51 Joseph named his firstborn Manasseh and said, "It is because God has made me forget all my trouble and all my father's household." Caused me to forget
Gad (Zilpah) Simeon (Leah) Gen 29:33 She conceived again, and when she gave birth to a son she said, "Because the LORD heard that I am not loved, he gave me this one too." So she named him Simeon. Heard
Asher (Zilpah) Levi (Leah)

Gen 29:34 Again she conceived, and when she gave birth to a son she said, "Now at last my husband will become attached to me, because I have borne him three sons." So he was named Levi.

Joined / associated with him
Issachar (Leah) Issachar (Leah) Gen 30:18 Then Leah said, "God has rewarded me for giving my maidservant to my husband." So she named him Issachar. Rewarded
Zebulan (Leah) Zebulun (Leah) Gen 30:20  And Leah said, "God has endowed me with a good endowment; now my husband will dwell with me, because I have borne him six sons." So she called his name Zebulun A dwelling / habitation
Joseph (Rachel) Joseph (Rachel) Gen 30:24 She named him Joseph, and said, "May the LORD add to me another son." Adding
Benjamin (Rachel) Benjamin (Rachel) Gen 35:18 As she breathed her last--for she was dying--she named her son Ben- Oni. But his father named him Benjamin. The Son of the right hand

"Praise the Lord! Behold the Son! What good fortune I have. How happy and blessed I am! My wrestling and struggles He has caused me to forget. He has heard me. I am joined and associated with Him. He has rewarded me giving me a dwelling and habitation with Him and adding to me the Son of His right hand!