These, are the sons of Israel, - Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun;
So Leah conceived, and hare a son, and called his name Reuben, - for she said, Because, Yahweh hath looked upon my humiliation, For, now, will my husband love me.
And it came to pass while Israel inhabited that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine; and Israel heard of it. And so the Sons of Israel came to be Twelve.
and Bilhah conceived, and bare unto Jacob a son;
Then he said - Not Jacob, shall thy name be called any more, but Israel, - For thou hast contended with God and with men and hast prevailed.
And it came to pass when her soul was going forth - for she died, that she called his name Ben-oni, - but, his father, called him, Ben-jamin.
Now, these, are the names of the sons of Israel who came into Egypt - Jacob and his sons, - the firstborn of Jacob, Reuben:
Boiling over like water, thou mayest not have pre-eminence, Because thou didst mount the bed of thy father, - Then, wast thou profane - My marriage-bed, he mounted!
Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah;
These, then, are the names of the men who shall stand with you, - Of Reuben, Elizur, son of Shedeur;
And, these, are their names, - Of the tribe of Reuben, Shammua, son of Zaccur;
Reuben, the firstborn of Israel, - the sons of Reuben, To Hanoch, pertained the family of the Hanochites; To Pallu, the family of the Palluites;
Of the tribe of Judah, twelve thousand sealed, of the tribe of Reuben, twelve thousand, of the tribe of Gad, twelve thousand,