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22 While Israel was living in that region, Reuben went to bed with his father’s concubine[a] Bilhah, and Israel heard about it.

Jacob had 12 sons.
23 The sons of Leah were
    Jacob’s firstborn Reuben, then Simeon,
    Levi, Judah, Issachar, and Zebulun.
24 The sons of Rachel were
    Joseph and Benjamin.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 35:22 A concubine is considered a wife except she has fewer rights under the law.

22 While Israel was living in that region, Reuben went in and slept with his father’s concubine(A) Bilhah,(B) and Israel heard of it.

Jacob had twelve sons:

23 The sons of Leah:(C)

Reuben the firstborn(D) of Jacob,

Simeon, Levi, Judah,(E) Issachar and Zebulun.(F)

24 The sons of Rachel:

Joseph(G) and Benjamin.(H)

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