The Lost Tribes of Israel

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Where are the LOST tribes of Israel today? Think about the following. Why would God bless and allow the United States and the British Commonwealth (as it used to be called) to become the two greatest nations the world has ever known yet say absolutely NOTHING about them in the Bible? As we draw ever closer to the return of Jesus Christ, does it make any prophetic sense that the United States, which is still the world's only viable superpower, would be totally ABSENT from fulfilling any of God's end time prophecies?

The reason why most people cannot understand Bible prophecy and God’s plan of salvation is that they do not know the identity of modern Israel. Because the vast majority of Christians simply do not know where the descendants of the lost tribes live today they are clueless regarding even a basic framework of the events to transpire in the very near future.

Most of God’s promises contained in the Old Testament refer to Israelite descendants. He has also made some promises to Gentile nations, but the vast majority of them involve the children of Israel. The two sons of Joseph, Ephraim, and Manasseh, who were born in Egypt when Joseph ruled there under the Pharaoh, have received most of the physical blessings that God promised. The other English speaking nations have also received physical blessings, but nowhere near as much as the United States and British Commonwealth.

Below is a list of the major countries where Israelites migrated to after their captivity. Although this information is based on historical and linguistic evidence, not all migrations are known with absolute certainty. Research indicates that those descended from Jacob are among the world's wealthiest nations and occupy the world's choicest land. God will make very sure these nations have the good news message of the Kingdom proclaimed to them before the return of Jesus.

The Kingdoms of Israel and Judah
Map showing division of promised land
Map showing Jerusalem's seven hills

Modern Locations of the
Lost Tribes of Israel

Tribal Name

Likely Country Identity

Asher Republic of South Africa



Dan Ireland



Isaachar Finland

(one of Joseph's sons)

United Kingdom

(one of Joseph's sons)
The United States


Primarily modern nation of Israel
but also scattered among other nations
descended from Jacob

Levi Living among the various nations
descended from Jacob



Reuben France


Living among the various tribes
descended from Jacob

Zebulon Holland

Additional Study Materials
List of the Kings of Israel and Judah
Why is Dan NOT listed in book of Revelation?
Map where Israelites were taken captive
Modern Emblems of Ancient Israel
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