piety, the family springing from Bela was permitted to have
two subdivisions, the Ardites and the Naamites. Their
names point them out as men that know well how the fear
of God is to be manifested, whose deeds are exceedingly

Naphtali was another tribe of steadfast piety, and the
names of his sons testify thereto: Jahzeel, because the tribesmen
raised a "partition wall" between God and the idols,
inasmuch as they trusted in God and contemned the idols;
Guni, because God was their "protection"; and Jezer and
Shillem designate the Naphtalites as men devoted to God
with all their hearts.[6]

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