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Now (A)these were the names of the children of Israel, Jacob and his sons, who went to Egypt: (B)Reuben was Jacob’s firstborn.

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The Family of Moses and Aaron(A)

14 These are the heads of their fathers’ houses: (B)The sons of Reuben, the firstborn of Israel, were Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi. These are the families of Reuben.

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The Family of Reuben(A)

Now the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel—(B)he was indeed the firstborn, but because he (C)defiled his father’s bed, (D)his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph, the son of Israel, so that the genealogy is not listed according to the birthright; yet (E)Judah prevailed over his brothers, and from him came a (F)ruler, although [a]the birthright was Joseph’s— the sons of (G)Reuben the firstborn of Israel were Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 5:2 the right of the firstborn

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