INTERPRETATION OF SIMEON PROPHETIC FLAG
This flag was created from recognized lore about the Tribe of Simeon.
Jacob who became Israel had twelve sons and Simeon was son number 2 and that number is in the Jewish star in the right bottom corner. Simeons name is written in English at the top and in Hebrew on the bottom.
The center of the flag contains the heraldic image of castle for Simeon that is to represent his unjust attack against Shechem. Jacobs prophesy of to him in Genesis 49:5-7-- “ Simeon and Levi are brethren; instruments of cruelty are in their habitations. O my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united: for in their anger they slew a man, and in their selfwill they digged down a wall. Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel: I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel.” The tribe of Simeon was given the smallest parcel in the promised land that was inside of Judahs territory and in time they were dispersed into all the tribes and had no land of their own.
The image is encapsulated in the Hebrew letter “YUD or YOD”. In Jewish mystical tradition, Yud represents a divine point of energy. Since Yud is used to form all the other letters and since God uses the letters as the building blocks of creation, Yud indicates Gods omnipresence. Yud is considered the starting point of the presence of God in all things and the “spark” of the Spirit in everything.
The background of the flag is in the color of the emerald stone that is associated with Simeon and thought to represent this t