5:1 And the sons of Ruben the first-born of Israel (for he [was] the
first-born; but because of his going up to his father's couch, [his
father] gave his blessing to his son Joseph, [even] the son of Israel;
and he was not reckoned as first-born;
5:2 for Judas [was] very mighty even among his brethren, and one was to
be a ruler out of him: but the blessing [was] Joseph's).
5:3 The sons of Ruben the first-born of Israel; Enoch, and Phallus,
Asrom, and Charmi.
5:4 The sons of Joel; Semei, and Banaia his son: and the sons of Gug the
son of Semei.
5:5 His son [was] Micha, his son Recha, his son Joel,
5:6 his son Beel, whom Thagla-phallasar king of Assyria carried away
captive: he [is] the chief of the Rubenites.
5:7 And his brethren in his family, in their distribution according to
their generations; the chief, Joel, and Zacharia.
5:8 And Balec the son of Azuz, the son of Sama, the son of Joel: he
dwelt in Aroer, and even to Naban, and Beelmasson.
5:9 And he dwelt eastward to the borders of the wilderness, from the
river Euphrates: for they had much cattle in the land of Galaad.
5:10 And in the days of Saul they made war upon the sojourners [in the
land]; and they fell into their hands, all of them dwelling in their
tents eastward of Galaad.
5:11 The sons of Gad dwelt over against them in te land of Basan even to
5:12 Joel the first-born, and Sapham the second, and Janin the scribe in
5:13 And their brethren according to the houses of their fathers;
Michael, Mosollam, and Sebee, and Joree, and Joachan, and Zue, and Obed,
5:14 These [are] the sons of Abichaia the son of Uri, the son of Idai,
the son of Galaad, the son of Michael, the son of Jesai, the son of
Jeddai, the son of Buz,
5:15 [who was] the brother of the son of Abdiel, the son of Guni, [he
was] chief of the house of their families.
5:16 They dwelt in Galaad, in Basan, and in their villages, and [in] all
the country round about Saron to the border.
5:17 The enumeration of [them] all took place in the days of Joatham
king of Juda, and in the days of Jeroboam king of Israel.
5:18 The sons of Ruben and Gad, and the half-tribe of Manasse, of mighty
men, bearing shields and sword, and bending the bow, and skilled in war,
[were] forty and four thousand and seven hundred and sixty, going forth
5:19 And they made war with the Agarenes, and Itureans, and Naphiseans,
5:20 and they prevailed against them: and the Agaraeans were given into
their hands, [they] and all their tents: for they cried to God in the
battle, and he hearkened to them, because they trusted on him.
5:21 And they took captive their store; five thousand camels, and two
hundred and fifty thousand sheep, two thousand asses, and a hundred
5:22 For many fell slain, because the war [was] of God. And they dwelt
in their place until the captivity.
5:23 And the half-tribe of Manasse dwelt from Basan to Baal, Ermon, and
Sanir, and [to] the mount Aermon: and they increased in Libanus.
5:24 And these were the heads of the houses of their families; Opher,
and Sei, and Eliel, and Jeremia, and Oduia, and Jediel, mighty men of
valour, men of renown, heads of the houses of their families.
5:25 But they rebelled against the God of their fathers, and went
a-whoring after the gods of the nations of the land, whom God cast out
from before them.
5:26 And the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Phaloch king of
Assyria, and the spirit of Thagla-phallasar king of Assyria, and carried
away Ruben and Gaddi, and the half-tribe of Manasse, and brought them to
Chaach, and Chabor, and to the river Gozan, until this day.
5:1 Now the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel, (for he was the
firstborn; but forasmuch as he defiled his father's bed, his birthright
was given unto the sons of Joseph the son of Israel: and the genealogy
is not to be reckoned after the birthright.
5:2 For Judah prevailed above his brethren, and of him came the chief
ruler; but the birthright was Joseph's:)
5:3 The sons, I say, of Reuben the firstborn of Israel were, Hanoch, and
Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.
5:4 The sons of Joel; Shemaiah his son, Gog his son, Shimei his son,
5:5 Micah his son, Reaia his son, Baal his son,
5:6 Beerah his son, whom Tilgathpilneser king of Assyria carried away
captive: he was prince of the Reubenites.
5:7 And his brethren by their families, when the genealogy of their
generations was reckoned, were the chief, Jeiel, and Zechariah,
5:8 And Bela the son of Azaz, the son of Shema, the son of Joel, who
dwelt in Aroer, even unto Nebo and Baalmeon:
5:9 And eastward he inhabited unto the entering in of the wilderness
from the river Euphrates: because their cattle were multiplied in the
land of Gilead.
5:10 And in the days of Saul they made war with the Hagarites, who fell
by their hand: and they dwelt in their tents throughout all the east
land of Gilead.
5:11 And the children of Gad dwelt over against them, in the land of
Bashan unto Salcah:
5:12 Joel the chief, and Shapham the next, and Jaanai, and Shaphat in
5:13 And their brethren of the house of their fathers were, Michael, and
Meshullam, and Sheba, and Jorai, and Jachan, and Zia, and Heber, seven.
5:14 These are the children of Abihail the son of Huri, the son of
Jaroah, the son of Gilead, the son of Michael, the son of Jeshishai, the
son of Jahdo, the son of Buz;
5:15 Ahi the son of Abdiel, the son of Guni, chief of the house of their
5:16 And they dwelt in Gilead in Bashan, and in her towns, and in all
the suburbs of Sharon, upon their borders.
5:17 All these were reckoned by genealogies in the days of Jotham king
of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam king of Israel.
5:18 The sons of Reuben, and the Gadites, and half the tribe of
Manasseh, of valiant men, men able to bear buckler and sword, and to
shoot with bow, and skillful in war, were four and forty thousand seven
hundred and threescore, that went out to the war.
5:19 And they made war with the Hagarites, with Jetur, and Nephish, and
5:20 And they were helped against them, and the Hagarites were delivered
into their hand, and all that were with them: for they cried to God in
the battle, and he was intreated of them; because they put their trust
5:21 And they took away their cattle; of their camels fifty thousand,
and of sheep two hundred and fifty thousand, and of asses two thousand,
and of men an hundred thousand.
5:22 For there fell down many slain, because the war was of God. And
they dwelt in their steads until the captivity.
5:23 And the children of the half tribe of Manasseh dwelt in the land:
they increased from Bashan unto Baalhermon and Senir, and unto mount
5:24 And these were the heads of the house of their fathers, even Epher,
and Ishi, and Eliel, and Azriel, and Jeremiah, and Hodaviah, and Jahdiel,
mighty men of valor, famous men, and heads of the house of their
5:25 And they transgressed against the God of their fathers, and went a
whoring after the gods of the people of the land, whom God destroyed
5:26 And the God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Pul king of Assyria,
and the spirit of Tilgathpilneser king of Assyria, and he carried them
away, even the Reubenites, and the Gadites, and the half tribe of
Manasseh, and brought them unto Halah, and Habor, and Hara, and to the
river Gozan, unto this day.