New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised Catholic Edition
3 ‘Reuben, you are my firstborn,
my might and the first fruits of my vigour,
excelling in rank and excelling in power.
4 Unstable as water, you shall no longer excel
because you went up on to your father’s bed;
then you defiled it—you[a] went up on to my couch!
5 ‘Simeon and Levi are brothers;
weapons of violence are their swords.
- Genesis 49:4 Gk Syr Tg: Heb he