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ISRAEL'S  12  TRIBES
ACROSS:
1        Joseph's jealous brothers had to ____ him to the cistern
(empty well) to throw him in (Gen. 37:23-24).
5        The Old Testament is full of facts about the Twelve
Tribes of Israel (Jacob).  Give another word for facts.
8      Leah, the mother, said it was A_ honor to present her
husband, Jacob/Israel with the son she named __________
(Genesis 30:18).
10        Acts 7:8 called Jacob, the grandson of Abraham, and
his 12 sons _________S.
13        Acts 26:7 refers to the ______ ______  of Israel.
17        Two famous members of Levi, one of the 12 tribes, were
Moses and the high priest ______N (Exod. 4:14, 39:41).
18        Joseph's brothers were shepherding in the Valley of
Hebron.  Spell out V.
19        A later prophet, Elijah, scolded the descendants for
worshipping idols.  "How long will you waver between two
___NIONS?" (I Kings 18:21)
20        The tribe of _______ was __P in the north of Palestine
Num. 2:25-27).
22        Nearly all of Jacob's/Israel's children were born __ _
place called Haran (Gen. 27:43).
23        What did the animals say that Jacob/Israel raised (Gen.
30:32).
24        Exod. 19:2 says the Twelve Tribes escaped their
Egyptian slavery and went out to the desert.  What is often
found in deserts?
25        A descendant of Levi was named Jonathan (Judges
18:30).  What is the abbreviation for Jonathan?
26        Jacob/Israel said about one of his sons, "__________
__ a ravenous wolf" (Genesis 49:27).(present tense)
DOWN:
1        The 12 patriarches had a sister named ____ (Gen. 30:21).
2        Jacob's/Israel's wife, _ACHEL, finally had a _ON who she named Joseph (Gen. 30:22-24).
3        Descendants of the Twelve Tribes are Jews, just __ ___ E the spiritual descendants of the Twelve Apostles Christians.
4        Father, Jacob/Israel said his son ___ _S to be an attacker (Gen. 49:19).
5        The tribe of ___ was _AMPED in the north while the Jews were nomads in the wilderness (Num. 2:25).
6        ____ERS attacked Joseph (Gen. 49:22-23).
7        While they were living, none of the 12 patriarchs was as famous __ ___________ (Gen. 41:41).
8        Father Jacob/Israel said his son ______________ was like a doe  ____T free (Gen. 49:21).
9        The two brothers (sons of Jacob/Israel) who were named together as weapons of violence [list in opposite order] (Gen. 49:5-6).
11        Finally the 12 tribes were able to __C__I__ __ __ their freedom and leave Egypt (Exod. 14:5).
12        During the 14-year famine in Egypt, Joseph sold grain at a certain rate.  He decided how much it was worth, so this made him a _________ of
value (Gen. 41:57).
14        For a long time Jacob/Israel thought he had ____ his son Joseph _OWN to the grave (Gen. 37:33-35).
15        Oldest son _________ _NSISTED that his brothers not kill Joseph (Gen. 37:19-23).
16        Original name of the father of the 12 Patriots/Tribes before his name was changed to Israel (spell it backward) (Gen. 32:28).
21        The tribe that Jesus' earthly father, Joseph, descended from spelled backward (Matt. 1:26).