Naphtali See also Israel; Jacob, Son of Isaac The sixth of the twelve sons of Jacob and the second child of Bilhah, Rachel’s handmaiden (Gen. 30:7–8). Naphtali had four sons (1 Chr. 7:13). The tribe of Naphtali Jacob’s blessing on Naphtali is recorded in Genesis 49:21. Moses’ blessing on the tribe is recorded in Deuteronomy 33:23.