Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.”
“Gather together and hear, O sons of Jacob;
listen to Israel your father.
1 Chronicles 5:1
Now the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel (for
he was the firstborn, but because he defiled his father’s bed, his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel; so that he is not enrolled in the genealogy according to the birthright.
Now the sons of Reuben, Israel’s firstborn, their genealogical registration by their families, by their fathers’ households, according to the number of names, head by head, every male from twenty years old and upward, whoever was able to go out to war,