Tribes of Israel

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Reuben

Reuben is the first born son of Jacob and Leah.

Passages

Gen 29:32

When the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb, but Rachel was barren. And Leah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben, for she said, "Because the LORD has looked upon my affliction; for now my husband will love me."

Name Meaning

Reuben [7205]

from 1121 and 7200

Bet Nun [1121]

a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition). Son x2978, children x1568, old x135, first x51, man x20, young x18

Resh Aleph Hey [7200]

to see, behold

Simeon

Levi