1 Chronicles 5:3

“The sons, I say, of Reuben the firstborn of Israel were, Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Chronicles 5:3

The sonnes, I say, of Reuben the first borne of Israel were: Hanoch, and Pallu, Ezron, and Carmi.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel {were} Hanoch and Pallu, Hezron and Carmi.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

the sons of Reuben the first-born of Israel: Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The sons of Reuben, the oldest son of Israel: Hanoch and Pallu, Hezron and Carmi.
- Basic English Bible

-- the sons of Reuben, the firstborn of Israel: Enoch And Phallu, Hezron And Carmi.
- Darby Bible

The sons, I say, of Reuben the first-born of Israel were, Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.
- Webster's Bible

the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel: Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.
- World English Bible

Sons of Reuben, first-born of Israel: Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.
- Youngs Literal Bible

the sons of Reuben the first-born of Israel: Hanoch, and Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Chronicles 5:3

Wesley's Notes for 1 Chronicles 5:3


5:1 Sons of Israel - This is added emphatically, because theywere treated as if they had been the immediate sons of Jacob.Not reckoned - This is the second reason, which sheweth both whyReuben's genealogy was not first mentioned; and if another tribe wasto be ranked before it, why that was Judah, and not Joseph, becausethe order of their genealogy was not to be ruled by the birthright,but by an higher privilege, which was given to Judah.

5:2 Judah - Not the person, but the tribe of Judah.Prevailed - Excelled the other tribes, especially in the followingprivilege.


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