The Sons of Reuben - 1st Chronicles 5

1 Chronicles 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. 

1 Chronicles 5:2 For Judah prevailed  above his brethren, and of him came the chief ruler; but  the birthright was Joseph’s:) 

1 Chronicles 5:3 The sons, I say, of  Reuben the firstborn of Israel were, Hanoch, and Pallu,  Hezron, and Carmi. 

1 Chronicles 5:4 The sons of Joel; Shemaiah his  son, Gog his son, Shimei his son, 

1 Chronicles 5:5 Micah his son,  Reaia his son, Baal his son, 

1 Chronicles 5:6 Beerah his son, whom  Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria carried away captive: he  was prince of the Reubenites. 

1 Chronicles 5:7 And his brethren by  their families, when the genealogy of their generations was  reckoned, were the chief, Jeiel, and Zechariah, 

1 Chronicles 5:8 And  Bela the son of Azaz, the son of Shema, the son of Joel,  who dwelt in Aroer, even unto Nebo and Baal-meon: 

1 Chronicles 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. 

1 Chronicles 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.   

1 Chronicles 5:11 And the children of Gad dwelt over against them,  in the land of Bashan unto Salchah: 

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1 Chronicles 5:12 Joel the chief,  and Shapham the next, and Jaanai, and Shaphat in Bashan.  

1 Chronicles 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. 

1 Chronicles 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; 

1 Chronicles 5:15 Ahi the son of Abdiel,  the son of Guni, chief of the house of their fathers. 

1 Chronicles 5:16  And they dwelt in Gilead in Bashan, and in her towns, and  in all the suburbs of Sharon, upon their borders. 

1 Chronicles 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.  

1 Chronicles 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 skilful in war, were  four and forty thousand seven hundred and threescore, that  went out to the war. 

1 Chronicles 5:19 And they made war with the  Hagarites, with Jetur, and Nephish, and Nodab. 

1 Chronicles 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 in him. 

1 Chronicles 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. 

1 Chronicles 5:22 For  there fell down many slain, because the war was of God.  And they dwelt in their steads until the captivity.  

1 Chronicles 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 Hermon. 

1 Chronicles 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 valour, famous men,  and heads of the house of their fathers.  

1 Chronicles 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 before them. 

1 Chronicles 5:26 And the  God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Pul king of Assyria, and  the spirit of Tilgath-pilneser 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.  KJV