46 Bible Verses about Firstborn Sons

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Genesis 27:19

"I'm Esau, your firstborn!" Jacob told his father. "I've done what you asked, so please sit up and eat what I caught, so you can bless me."

Genesis 27:32

But his father Isaac asked him, "Who are you?" "I'm Esau, your firstborn son," he answered.

Genesis 38:28

While she was giving birth, one of them put out his hand, so the midwife grabbed it and tied something scarlet around his hand, observing, "This one came out first."

Exodus 4:22

You are to say to Pharaoh, "This is what the LORD says: "Israel is my firstborn son.

Jeremiah 31:9

They'll come crying, and I'll lead them as they pray for mercy. I'll make them walk by streams of water, along a straight path on which they won't stumble. For I am Israel's father, and Ephraim is my firstborn."

Genesis 48:18

"No, father, this one is the firstborn. Place your right hand on his head."

Luke 2:7

and she gave birth to her first child, a son. She wrapped him in strips of cloth and laid him in a feeding trough, because there was no place for them in the guest quarters.

1 Chronicles 8:30

His firstborn son was Abdon, then Zur, Kish, Baal, Nadab,

1 Chronicles 9:36

His firstborn son was Abdon, followed by Zur, Kish, Baal, Ner, Nadab,

2 Samuel 3:2

During this time, sons were born to David while he was living in Hebron. His firstborn was Amnon by Ahinoam from Jezreel,

1 Chronicles 3:1

These are David's descendants who were born to him in Hebron: Amnon his firstborn by Ahinoam the Jezreelite, Daniel his second born by Abigail the Carmelite,

1 Chronicles 8:1

Benjamin fathered Bela his firstborn, Ashbel his second born, Aharah his third born,

1 Samuel 17:13

The three oldest sons of Jesse followed Saul into battle. The names of his three sons who went to the battle were his firstborn Eliab, Abinadab, his second son, and Shammah, the third.

1 Chronicles 2:13

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

Genesis 36:15

These were the tribal leaders of Esau's descendants; that is, the children of Eliphaz, who was Esau's firstborn: tribal leaders Teman, Omar, Zepho, Kenaz,

Genesis 38:6

Judah found a wife for his oldest son Er. Her name was Tamar.

Genesis 38:7

But the LORD considered Er, Judah's oldest son, to be wicked so he put him to death.

1 Chronicles 2:3

Judah's three sons Er, Onan, and Shelah were born to him through Bath-shua, a Canaanite. Er, Judah's firstborn, became wicked in the LORD's sight, so he put him to death.

1 Chronicles 2:50

These were Caleb's descendants.

1 Chronicles 4:4

Penuel fathered Gedor and Ezer fathered Hushah.

1 Chronicles 2:25

The descendants of Jerahmeel, the firstborn of Hezron, were Ram his firstborn, Bunah, Oren, Ozem, and Ahijah.

Judges 8:20

Then he told his firstborn son Jether, "Get up and kill them!" But he was afraid, since he was still only a youngster.

1 Samuel 8:2

The name of his firstborn son was Joel and the name of his second was Abijah. They were judges in Beer-sheba.

1 Chronicles 3:15

Josiah's descendants included Johanan his firstborn, his second born Jehoiakim, his third born Zedekiah, and his fourth born Shallum.

Joshua 17:1

The territorial allotment for the tribe of Manasseh, the firstborn of Joseph, was allocated first to Machir the firstborn of Manasseh and father of Gilead. Since he had been a man of war, Gilead and Bashan were allocated to him.

Genesis 41:51

Joseph named his firstborn son Manasseh because, he said, "God has made me forget all of my hard life and my father's house."

Genesis 48:14

But Israel stretched out his right hand, laying it on Ephraim's head (he was the younger son) and laying his left hand on Manasseh's head (even though Manasseh was the firstborn).

1 Chronicles 9:31

Mattithiah, a descendant of Levi and firstborn of Shallum the Korahite, was in charge of making the offering cakes.

1 Chronicles 2:42

Jerahmeel's brother Caleb's descendants were his firstborn Mesha, who fathered Ziph. The descendants of Mareshah, who fathered Hebron, were as follows:

Numbers 3:2

The sons of Aaron were Nadab the first-born, Abihu, Eleazar, and Ithamar

Genesis 25:13

Here's a list of the names of Ishmael's sons, recorded by their names and descendants: Nebaioth was the firstborn, followed by Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,

1 Chronicles 1:29

These are their genealogies: the firstborn Ishmael fathered Nebaioth, and then Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,

1 Chronicles 2:27

The descendants of Ram, firstborn of Jerahmeel were Maaz, Jamin, and Eker.

Genesis 35:23

Leah's sons were Reuben (Jacob's first-born), Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun.

Genesis 46:8

Here's a list of the names of Israel's sons, that is, of Jacob and his sons who moved to Egypt: Reuben, Jacob's firstborn;

Genesis 49:3

"Reuben, you're my firstborn, my strength, and the first fruit of my vitality. You excel in rank and excel in power.

Exodus 6:14

These are the heads of their ancestors' households: the sons of Reuben, the firstborn of Israel: Hanoch and Pallu; Hezron and Carmi.

Numbers 1:20

The genealogies of the descendants of Reuben, the firstborn of Israel, were recorded individually, according to their tribes and ancestral houses, as were the names of all the men 20 years and above who could serve in the army.

Numbers 26:5

From Reuben, Israel's firstborn, the descendants of Reuben included from Hanoch, the family of the descendants of Hanoch; from Pallu, the family of the descendants of Pallu;

1 Chronicles 5:1

Here is a record of the descendants of Reuben, Israel's firstborn. (He was the firstborn, but because he defiled his father's marriage bed, his birthright was transferred to the descendants of Israel's son Joseph. As a result, Reuben is not enrolled in the genealogy according to the birthright.

1 Chronicles 26:4

Obed-edom's sons Shemaiah, his firstborn, Jehozabad his second, Joah his third, Sachar his fourth, Nethanel his fifth,

Genesis 10:15

Canaan fathered Sidon his firstborn, along with the Hittites,

1 Chronicles 1:13

Canaan fathered Sidon his firstborn, as well as Heth,

1 Chronicles 8:39

The sons of his brother Eshek included Ulam his firstborn, Jeush his second, and Eliphelet his third.

Genesis 22:21

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

1 Chronicles 26:2

Meshelemiah's sons Zechariah, his firstborn, Jediael his second, Zebadiah his third, Jathniel his fourth,

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