Zebulun See also Israel; Jacob, Son of Isaac In the Old Testament, a son of Jacob and Leah (Gen. 30:19–20). The tribe of Zebulun Jacob blessed the tribe of Zebulun (Gen. 49:13). The tribe of Zebulun joined with Deborah and Barak in fighting against the enemies of Israel (Judg. 4:4–6, 10). They also joined with Gideon in fighting the Midianites (Judg. 6:33–35).