Levi/Levy, Standard Levy Tiberian Lēwî ; "joining") was, according to the Book of Genesis, the third son of Jacob and Leah, and the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Levi (the levites). The Book of Genesis tells that his mother Leah expected to become the favorite escorting wife of Jacob, after the birth of her third son. This is the origin of the name Levi, as in Hebrew it originates in the word Liva meaning to escort.


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      • male
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      • Levi
    • relatedVerses
      • Numbers 3:17 These were the names of the sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath and Merari.
    • meaningOfNames
      • Friendly. union

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