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And Leah conceived, and bare a son, and she called his name Reuben: for she said, Surely the LORD hath looked upon my affliction; now therefore my husband will love me.

Bible References

His name

Genesis 35:22
And it came to pass, while Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine, and Israel heard of it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve.
Genesis 37:21
And Reuben heard it, and delivered him out of their hand, and said, Let us not take his life.
Genesis 42:22
And Reuben answered them, saying, Did I not speak to you, saying, Sin not against the child, and ye would not hear? Therefore also, behold, his blood is required.
Genesis 46:8
And these are the names of the sons of Israel who came into Egypt with their father Jacob, Jacob and his sons: The firstborn of Jacob, Reuben.
Genesis 49:3
Reuben, thou are my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength, the pre-eminence of dignity, and the pre-eminence of power.
1 Chronicles 5:1
And the sons of Reuben the first-born of Israel (for he was the first-born, but, inasmuch as he defiled his father's couch, his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel, and so the genealogy is not to be reckone


Exodus 3:7
And LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters, for I know their sorrows.
Exodus 4:31
And the people believed. And when they heard that LORD had visited the sons of Israel, and that he had seen their affliction, then they bowed their heads and worshipped.
Deuteronomy 26:7
And we cried to LORD, the God of our fathers, and LORD heard our voice, and saw our affliction, and our toil, and our oppression.
1 Samuel 1:11
And she vowed a vow, and said, O LORD of hosts, if thou will indeed look on the affliction of thy handmaid, and remember me, and not forget thy handmaid, but will give to thy handmaid a man-child, then I will give him to LORD all t
2 Samuel 16:12
It may be that LORD will look on the wrong done to me, and that LORD will reward me good for [his] cursing of me this day.
Psalm 25:18
Consider my affliction and my travail, and forgive all my sins.
Psalm 106:44
Nevertheless he regarded their distress when he heard their cry.
Luke 1:25
Thus the Lord has done to me during the days in which he looked, to take away my shame among men.

General references

Genesis 35:23
The sons of Leah: Reuben, Jacob's firstborn, and Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and Zebulun.
Exodus 1:1
Now these are the names of the sons of Israel who came into Egypt (every man and his household who came with Jacob):
Numbers 1:20
And the sons of Reuben, Israel's first-born, their generations, by their families, by their fathers' houses, according to the number of the names, by their polls, every male from twenty years old and upward, all who were able to go