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Lot of Zebulun

This refers to the area of land allotted to the Tribe of Zebulun in Galilee, to the north of Issachar and south of Asher and Naphtali (Joshua 19:10-16), and between the Sea of Galilee and the Mediterranean.

Map of the ancient Israelite tribal territories in the Promised Land. CC BY-SA 3.0 / 12 tribus de Israel.svg / 12 Tribes of Israel Map.svg
Note the location and boundaries of Zebulon in northern Israel (in purple), above the territories of Manasseh and Issachar

According to ancient prophecy this part of Galilee would receive a large share of our Lord’s public ministry (Isaiah 9:1-2), as fulfilled in Matthew 4:12-16.