"These then are the names of the men who shall stand with you: of Reuben, Elizur the son of Shedeur;
Leah conceived and bore a son and named him Reuben, for she said, "Because the LORD has seen my affliction; surely now my husband will love me."
Bilhah conceived and bore Jacob a son.
When she was in severe labor the midwife said to her, "Do not fear, for now you have another son."
Now these are the names of the sons of Israel, Jacob and his sons, who went to Egypt: Reuben, Jacob's firstborn.
Then Jacob summoned his sons and said, "Assemble yourselves that I may tell you what will befall you in the days to come.
Reuben, Simeon, Levi and Judah;
"On the south side shall be the standard of the camp of Reuben by their armies, and the leader of the sons of Reuben: Elizur the son of Shedeur,
Next the standard of the camp of Reuben, according to their armies, set out with Elizur the son of Shedeur, over its army,
Now this is the blessing with which Moses the man of God blessed the sons of Israel before his death.
And I heard the number of those who were sealed, one hundred and forty-four thousand sealed from every tribe of the sons of Israel: