Descendants of Reuben
The sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel ( c for he was the firstborn, but because d he defiled his father's couch, e his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel, so that he could not be enrolled as the oldest son;
f though Judah became strong among his brothers and a g chief came from him, yet the birthright belonged to Joseph),
the h sons of Reuben, the firstborn of Israel: Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.
The sons of Joel: Shemaiah his son, Gog his son, Shimei his son,
Micah his son, Reaiah his son, Baal his son,
Beerah his son, whom i Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria carried away into exile; he was a chief of the Reubenites.
And his kinsmen by their clans, j when the genealogy of their generations was recorded: the chief, Jeiel, and Zechariah,
and Bela the son of Azaz, son of k Shema, son of Joel, who lived in l Aroer, as far as m Nebo and n Baal-meon.
He also lived to the east as far as the entrance of the desert this side of the Euphrates, because their livestock had multiplied o in the land of Gilead.
And in the days of Saul they waged war against the p Hagrites, who fell into their hand. And they lived in their tents throughout all the region east of Gilead.
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And Leah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben, for she said, "Because the Lord has looked upon my affliction; for now my husband will love me.
Reuben, you are my firstborn, my might, and the firstfruits of my strength, preeminent in dignity and preeminent in power.
While Israel lived in that land, Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine. And Israel heard of it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve.
Unstable as water, you shall not have preeminence, because you went up to your father's bed; then you defiled it - he went up to my couch!
Genesis 48:15 - 22
And he blessed Joseph and said, "The God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked, the God who has been my shepherd all my life long to this day.
Genesis 49:8 - 10
Judah, your brothers shall praise you; your hand shall be on the neck of your enemies; your father's sons shall bow down before you.
But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel, whose coming forth is from of old, from ancient days.
"'And you, O Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; for from you shall come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.'"
And the sons of Reuben: Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.
These are the heads of their fathers' houses: the sons of Reuben, the firstborn of Israel: Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi; these are the clans of Reuben.
Numbers 26:5 - 6
Reuben, the firstborn of Israel; the sons of Reuben: of Hanoch, the clan of the Hanochites; of Pallu, the clan of the Palluites.
2 Chronicles 28:20
So Tiglath-pileser king of Assyria came against him and afflicted him instead of strengthening him.
1 Chronicles 5:17
All of these were recorded in genealogies in the days of Jotham king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam king of Israel.
1 Chronicles 5:4
The sons of Joel: Shemaiah his son, Gog his son, Shimei his son.
From Aroer, which is on the edge of the Valley of the Arnon, and from the city that is in the valley, as far as Gilead, there was not a city too high for us. The Lord our God gave all into our hands.
So their territory was from Aroer, which is on the edge of the Valley of the Arnon, and the city that is in the middle of the valley, and all the tableland by Medeba.
Ataroth, Dibon, Jazer, Nimrah, Heshbon, Elealeh, Sebam, Nebo, and Beon.
Nebo, and Baal-meon ( their names were changed), and Sibmah. And they gave other names to the cities that they built.
So the people of Reuben and the people of Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh returned home, parting from the people of Israel at Shiloh, which is in the land of Canaan, to go to the land of Gilead, their own land of which they had possessed themselves by command of the Lord through Moses.
1 Chronicles 5:19 - 20
They waged war against the Hagrites, Jetur, Naphish, and Nodab.
1 Chronicles 11:38
Joel the brother of Nathan, Mibhar the son of Hagri.
1 Chronicles 27:30
Over the camels was Obil the Ishmaelite; and over the donkeys was Jehdeiah the Meronothite. Over the flocks was Jaziz the Hagrite.