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1 Chronicles 5:1 - Birthright

1 Chronicles 5:1 - Now the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel, (for he was the firstborn; but, forasmuch as he defiled 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.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
Now the sons H1121 בֵּן
of Reuben H7205 רְאוּבֵן
the firstborn H1060 בְּכוֹר
of Israel H3478 יִשְׂרָאֵל
for H3588 כִּי
he H1931 הוּא
was the firstborn H1060 בְּכוֹר
but forasmuch as he H1931 הוּא
defiled H2490 חָלַל
his father's bed H3326 יָצוּעַ
his birthright H1062 בְּכוֹרָה
was given H5414 נָתַן
unto the sons H1121 בֵּן
of Joseph H3130 יוֹסֵף
the son H1121 בֵּן
of Israel H3478 יִשְׂרָאֵל
and the genealogy is not to be reckoned H3808 לֹא
after the birthright H1062 בְּכוֹרָה


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.