Reuben

-Son of Jacob Genesis 29:32; 1 Chronicles 2:1

-Brings mandrakes (an aphrodisiac) to his mother Genesis 30: 14

-Commits incest with one of his father\'s concubines, and, in consequence, forfeits his birthright Genesis

35:22; 49:4; 1 Chronicles 5:1

-Adroitly seeks to save Joseph from the conspiracy of his brothers Genesis 37:21-30; 42:22

-Jacob\'s prophetic benediction upon Genesis 49:3, 4

-His children Genesis 46:9; Exodus 6:14; 1 Chronicles 5:3-6; Numbers 16:1


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