Tribe of Reuben
RAAHWABAN = “See it’s a son”
Modern Day Byword: Seminole Indians/Native Americans/Indians/Injuns/Savages/Red Skins
Reuben was the 1st born son of Jacob. His mother was Leah, Jacobs 1st wife. The Tribe of Reuben was one of the tribes comprising the Northern Kingdom after the split.
Birth Nomen Omen
- Gen 29:32 | So Leah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name Reuben; for she said, “The LORD has surely seen my affliction. Now therefore, my husband will love me.”
Blessing & Prophesy
- Gen 49:3 | Reuben, thou art my firstborn, my might, and the beginning of my strength, the excellency of dignity, and the excellency of power:
- Gen 49:4 | Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel; because thou wentest up to thy father’s bed; then defiledst thou it: he went up to my couch.