Firstborn Sons

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Genesis 27:19

Jacob replied to his father, “I am Esau, your firstborn. I have done as you told me. Please sit up and eat some of my game so that you may bless me.”

Genesis 27:32

But his father Isaac said to him, “Who are you?”He answered, “I am Esau your firstborn son.”

Genesis 38:28

As she was giving birth, one of them put out his hand, and the midwife took it and tied a scarlet thread around it, announcing, “This one came out first.”

Exodus 4:22

Then you will say to Pharaoh: This is what Yahweh says: Israel is My firstborn son.

Jeremiah 31:9

They will come weeping,
but I will bring them back with consolation.
I will lead them to wadis filled with water
by a smooth way where they will not stumble,
for I am Israel’s Father,
and Ephraim is My firstborn.

Genesis 48:18

Joseph said to his father, “Not that way, my father! This one is the firstborn. Put your right hand on his head.”

Luke 2:7

Then she gave birth to her firstborn Son, and she wrapped Him snugly in cloth and laid Him in a feeding trough—because there was no room for them at the lodging place.

1 Chronicles 8:30

30 Abdon was his firstborn son, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Nadab,

1 Chronicles 9:36

36 Abdon was his firstborn son, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner, Nadab,

2 Samuel 3:2

Sons were born to David in Hebron:his firstborn was Amnon,
by Ahinoam the Jezreelite;

1 Chronicles 3:1

These were David’s sons who were born to him in Hebron:
Amnon was the firstborn, by Ahinoam of Jezreel;
Daniel was born second, by Abigail of Carmel;

1 Chronicles 8:1

Benjamin’s DescendantsBenjamin fathered Bela, his firstborn; Ashbel was born second, Aharah third,

1 Samuel 17:13

Jesse’s three oldest sons had followed Saul to the war, and their names were Eliab, the firstborn, Abinadab, the next, and Shammah, the third,

1 Chronicles 2:13

Jesse fathered Eliab, his firstborn; Abinadab was born second, Shimea third,

Genesis 36:15

These are the chiefs of Esau’s sons:
the sons of Eliphaz, Esau’s firstborn:
Chiefs Teman, Omar, Zepho, Kenaz,

Genesis 38:6

Judah got a wife for Er, his firstborn, and her name was Tamar.

Genesis 38:7

Now Er, Judah’s firstborn, was evil in the Lord’s sight, and the Lord put him to death.

1 Chronicles 2:3

Judah’s DescendantsJudah’s sons: Er, Onan, and Shelah. These three were born to him by Bath-shua the Canaanite woman. Er, Judah’s firstborn, was evil in the Lord’s sight, so He put him to death.

1 Chronicles 2:50

These were Caleb’s descendants.The sons of Hur, Ephrathah’s firstborn:
Shobal fathered Kiriath-jearim;

1 Chronicles 4:4

Penuel fathered Gedor, and Ezer fathered Hushah.
These were the sons of Hur, Ephrathah’s firstborn and the father of Bethlehem:

1 Chronicles 2:25

The sons of Jerahmeel, Hezron’s firstborn: Ram, his firstborn, Bunah, Oren, Ozem, and Ahijah.

Judges 8:20

Then he said to Jether, his firstborn, “Get up and kill them.” The youth did not draw his sword, for he was afraid because he was still a youth.

1 Samuel 8:2

His firstborn son’s name was Joel and his second was Abijah. They were judges in Beer-sheba.

1 Chronicles 3:15

Josiah’s sons:
Johanan was the firstborn, Jehoiakim second,
Zedekiah third, and Shallum fourth.

Joshua 17:1

This was the allotment for the tribe of Manasseh as Joseph’s firstborn. Gilead and Bashan came to Machir, the firstborn of Manasseh and the father of Gilead, who was a man of war.

Genesis 41:51

Joseph named the firstborn Manasseh, meaning, “God has made me forget all my hardship in my father’s house.”

Genesis 48:14

But Israel stretched out his right hand and put it on the head of Ephraim, the younger, and crossing his hands, put his left on Manasseh’s head, although Manasseh was the firstborn.

1 Chronicles 9:31

A Levite called Mattithiah, the firstborn of Shallum the Korahite, was entrusted with baking the bread.

1 Chronicles 2:42

The sons of Caleb brother of Jerahmeel: Mesha, his firstborn, fathered Ziph, and Mareshah, his second son, fathered Hebron.

Numbers 3:2

These are the names of Aaron’s sons: Nadab, the firstborn, and Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar.

Genesis 25:13

These are the names of Ishmael’s sons; their names according to the family records are: Nebaioth, Ishmael’s firstborn, then Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,

1 Chronicles 1:29

These are their family records: Nebaioth, Ishmael’s firstborn, Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,

1 Chronicles 2:27

The sons of Ram, Jerahmeel’s firstborn: Maaz, Jamin, and Eker.

Genesis 35:23

Leah’s sons were Reuben (Jacob’s firstborn),
Simeon, Levi, Judah,
Issachar, and Zebulun.

Genesis 46:8

These are the names of the Israelites, Jacob and his sons, who went to Egypt:Jacob’s firstborn: Reuben.

Genesis 49:3

Reuben, you are my firstborn,
my strength and the firstfruits of my virility,
excelling in prominence, excelling in power.

Exodus 6:14

These are the heads of their fathers’ families:The sons of Reuben, the firstborn of Israel:
Hanoch and Pallu, Hezron and Carmi.
These are the clans of Reuben.

Numbers 1:20

The descendants of Reuben, the firstborn of Israel: according to their family records by their clans and their ancestral houses, counting one by one the names of every male 20 years old or more, everyone who could serve in the army,

Numbers 26:5

Reuben was the firstborn of Israel.
Reuben’s descendants:
the Hanochite clan from Hanoch;
the Palluite clan from Pallu;

1 Chronicles 5:1

These were the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel. He was the firstborn, but his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph son of Israel, because Reuben defiled his father’s bed. He is not listed in the genealogy according to birthright.

1 Chronicles 26:4

Obed-edom also had sons:
Shemaiah the firstborn, Jehozabad the second,
Joah the third, Sachar the fourth,
Nethanel the fifth,

Genesis 10:15

Canaan fathered Sidon his firstborn, then Heth,

1 Chronicles 1:13

Canaan fathered Sidon as his firstborn, then Heth,

1 Chronicles 8:39

His brother Eshek’s sons: Ulam was his firstborn, Jeush second, and Eliphelet third.

Genesis 22:21

Uz his firstborn, his brother Buz, Kemuel the father of Aram,

1 Chronicles 26:2

Meshelemiah had sons:
Zechariah the firstborn, Jediael the second,
Zebadiah the third, Jathniel the fourth,

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