In the land of Zebulon has the day leaped forth; in the regions of Nephtali is the
darkness fled away. Behold, the people that walk in darkness have seen a great light;
upon them that dwell in obscurity has the light shined.
Summary: According to the Torah, Zebulon, the last son of Leah and Jacob, was the
founder of the Israelite tribe of Zebulon. The tribe of Zebulon (one of the twelve
tribes of ancient Israel) was eventually allocated land west of the Sea of Galilee.
The territory of Zebulon was later conquered by the Assyrians and the Israelites