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Summary

And it came to pass, when Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine: and Israel heard it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve:

Bible References

Lay with

Genesis 49:4
You are destructive like water and will not excel, for you got on your father's bed, then you defiled it -- he got on my couch!
Leviticus 18:8
You must not have sexual intercourse with your father's wife; she is your father's nakedness.
2 Samuel 16:21
Ahithophel replied to Absalom, "Have sex with your father's concubines whom he left to care for the palace. All Israel will hear that you have made yourself repulsive to your father. Then your followers will be motivated to support you."
2 Samuel 20:3
Then David went to his palace in Jerusalem. The king took the ten concubines he had left to care for the palace and placed them under confinement. Though he provided for their needs, he did not have sexual relations with them. They remained in confinement until the day they died, living out the rest of their lives as widows.
1 Chronicles 5:1
The sons of Reuben, Israel's firstborn -- (Now he was the firstborn, but when he defiled his father's bed, his rights as firstborn were given to the sons of Joseph, Israel's son. So Reuben is not listed as firstborn in the genealogical records.
1 Corinthians 5:1
It is actually reported that sexual immorality exists among you, the kind of immorality that is not permitted even among the Gentiles, so that someone is cohabiting with his father's wife.

Now the sons

Exodus 1:1
These are the names of the sons of Israel who entered Egypt -- each man with his household entered with Jacob:
Exodus 6:14
These are the heads of their fathers' households: The sons of Reuben, the firstborn son of Israel, were Hanoch and Pallu, Hezron and Carmi. These were the clans of Reuben.
Numbers 1:5
Now these are the names of the men who are to help you: from Reuben, Elizur son of Shedeur;
Numbers 2:3
"Now those who will be camping on the east, toward the sunrise, are the divisions of the camp of Judah under their standard. The leader of the people of Judah is Nahshon son of Amminadab.
Numbers 7:12
The one who presented his offering on the first day was Nahshon son of Amminadab, from the tribe of Judah.
Numbers 26:5
Reuben was the firstborn of Israel. The Reubenites: from Hanoch, the family of the Hanochites; from Pallu, the family of the Palluites;
Numbers 34:14
because the tribe of the Reubenites by their families, the tribe of the Gadites by their families, and half of the tribe of Manasseh have received their inheritance.
1 Chronicles 2:1
These were the sons of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah; Issachar and Zebulun;
1 Chronicles 12:23
The following is a record of the armed warriors who came with their leaders and joined David in Hebron in order to make David king in Saul's place, in accordance with the Lord's decree:
1 Chronicles 27:16
The officers of the Israelite tribes: Eliezer son of Zikri was the leader of the Reubenites, Shephatiah son of Maacah led the Simeonites,
Acts 7:8
Then God gave Abraham the covenant of circumcision, and so he became the father of Isaac and circumcised him when he was eight days old, and Isaac became the father of Jacob, and Jacob of the twelve patriarchs.
Revelation 7:4
Now I heard the number of those who were marked with the seal, one hundred and forty-four thousand, sealed from all the tribes of the people of Israel:
Revelation 21:14
The wall of the city has twelve foundations, and on them are the twelve names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.

General references

Genesis 44:7
They answered him, "Why does my lord say such things? Far be it from your servants to do such a thing!
Leviticus 18:8
You must not have sexual intercourse with your father's wife; she is your father's nakedness.
Deuteronomy 27:20
Cursed is the one who has sexual relations with his father's former wife, for he dishonors his father.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'

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