1 Chronicles 5 ©
The line of Reuben (who lost his birthright) unto the captivity, and their conquest of the Hagarites. The chief men of Gad, and their habitations. The number of the men of war of the sons of Reuben, Gad, and the half tribe of Manasseh; their conquests. The habitations and chief men of that half tribe. Their captivity because of their sins.
NOW the sons of Reuben the afirstborn of Israel, (for he was the firstborn; but, *forasmuch as he bdefiled 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.
The sons of Joel; Shemaiah his son, Gog his son, Shimei his son,
Micah his son, Reaia his son, Baal his son,
Beerah his son, whom 2Tilgath-pilneser king of Assyria carried away captive : he was prince of the Reubenites.
And his brethren by their families, when the egenealogy of their generations was reckoned, were the chief, Jeiel, and Zechariah,
And eastward he inhabited unto the entering in of the wilderness from the river Euphrates: because their cattle were multiplied gin the land of Gilead.
Joel the chief, and Shapham the next, and Jaanai, and Shaphat in Bashan.
And their brethren of the house of their fathers were, Michael, and Meshullam, and Sheba, and Jorai, and Jachan, and Zia, and Heber, seven.
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;
Ahi the son of Abdiel, the son of Guni, chief of the house of their fathers.
¶The sons of Reuben, and the Gadites, and half the tribe of Manasseh, 6of 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.
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, 9famous men, and heads of the house of their fathers.
And the God of Israel sstirred 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 tGozan, unto this day.