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(a) (1567-1429 BCE) Third son of Jacob and Leah, third of the Twelve Tribes. He and his brother Simeon destroyed the city of Shechem in retaliation for their sister Dinah’s abduction and violation. Ancestor of the priestly tribe of Levi. (b) A common Jewish name.

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Entry for 'Levi'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ckb/l/levi.html. 2012.

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