The sons of Reuben the first-born of Israel (for he was the first-born; but because he polluted his father's couch, his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel, so that he is not enrolled in the genealogy according to the birthright;
though Judah became strong among his brothers and a prince was from him, yet the birthright belonged to Joseph),
the sons of Reuben, the first-born of Israel: Hanoch, Pallu, Hezron, and Carmi.
The sons of Jo'el: Shemai'ah his son, Gog his son, Shim'e-i his son,
Micah his son, Re-ai'ah his son, Ba'al his son,
Be-er'ah his son, whom Til'gath-pilne'ser king of Assyria carried away into exile; he was a chieftain of the Reubenites.
And his kinsmen by their families, when the genealogy of their generations was reckoned: the chief, Je-i'el, and Zechari'ah,