5 Now the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel—ahe was indeed the firstborn, but because he bdefiled his father’s bed, chis birthright was given to the sons of Joseph, the son of Israel, so that the genealogy is not listed according to the birthright; 2 yet dJudah prevailed over his brothers, and from him came a eruler, although 1the birthright was Joseph’s—3 the sons of fReuben the firstborn of Israel were Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.
4 The sons of Joel were Shemaiah his son, Gog his son, Shimei his son, 5 Micah his son, Reaiah his son, Baal his son, 6 and Beerah his son, whom 2Tiglath-Pileser king of Assyria gcarried into captivity. He was leader of the Reubenites. 7 And his brethren by their families, hwhen the genealogy of their generations was registered: the chief, Jeiel, and Zechariah, 8 and Bela the son of Azaz, the son of Shema, the son of Joel, who dwelt in iAroer, as far as Nebo and Baal Meon. 9 Eastward they settled as far as the 3entrance of the wilderness this side of the River Euphrates, because their cattle had 4multiplied jin the land of Gilead.
10 Now in the days of Saul they made war kwith the Hagrites, who fell by their hand; and they dwelt in their tents throughout the entire area east of Gilead.
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