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Tribe of Reuben

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  • Tribe of Reuben — The Tribe of Reuben (Hebrew Name|שֵׁבֶט רְאוּבֵן|Shevet Re uven|Šēḇeṭ Rəʼûḇēn) was one of the Tribes of Israel. At its height, the territory it occupied was on the immediate east of the Dead Sea, reaching from the Arnon river in the south, and as …   Wikipedia

  • REUBEN — (Heb. רְאוּבֵן), firstborn son of Jacob and Leah (Gen. 29:32; 46:8), and the eponymous ancestor of the tribe of Reuben. The biblical derivation of the name is not etymological, but was given by Leah because it suggested the verb raʾah, to see and …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Reuben (Bible) — Reuben or Re uven (Hebrew: רְאוּבֵן, Standard unicode|Rəʾuven Tiberian Unicode|Rəʾûḇēn ) was, according to the Book of Genesis, the first son of Jacob and of Leah, and the founder of the Israelite Tribe of Reuben; however some Biblical scholars… …   Wikipedia

  • Reuben — /rooh beuhn/, n. 1. the eldest son of Jacob and Leah. Gen. 29, 30. 2. one of the 12 tribes of Israel, the tribe traditionally descended from him. 3. See Reuben sandwich. 4. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning behold a son. * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • Reuben — Son of Jacob and Leah (Gen. 29:32), and ancestor of the tribe of Reuben. The story of Reuben, the first born son whose behaviour (Gen. 35:22) led to his losing the right attaching to that position (Gen. 49:3–4) is in fact the story of the tribe… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Tribe of Gad — The Tribe of Gad (Hebrew Name|גָּד|Gad|Gāḏ| soldier or luck ) was one of the Tribes of Israel. At its height, Gad occupied a region to the east of the River Jordan, though the exact location is ambiguous [JewishEncyclopedia] ; among the cities… …   Wikipedia

  • Reuben — Reuben1 [ro͞o′bən] n. [via LL(Ec) < Gr(Ec) < Heb reuven, lit., behold, a son < reu, imper. of raa, to see + ben, son] 1. a masculine name: dim. Rube, Ruby 2. Bible a) the eldest son of Jacob and Leah: Gen. 29:32 b) the tribe of Israel… …   English World dictionary

  • Reuben Wilson — (* 9. April 1935 in Mounds, Oklahoma) ist ein US amerikanischer Soul Jazz Organist. Er spielt auf der Hammond B3. Reuben Wilson stammt aus Oklahoma und ging in Pasadena zu Schule, wo er Bobby Hutcherson kennenlernte. Wilson begann autodidaktisch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Reuben — masc. proper name, O.T. eldest son of Jacob and name of the tribe descended from him, from Gk. Rouben, from Heb. Reubhen, probably lit. Behold a son, from reu, imper. of ra ah he saw + ben a son. The reuben sandwich (1956) is not obviously… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Reuben — • Proper name meaning both a patriarch and a tribe of Israel Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Tribe of Dan — For the 1990s band, see Dan Donovan (guitarist). Tribes of Israel The Tribes Reuben Simeon Levi …   Wikipedia

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