The Tribe of REUBEN. The Wycliffe Bible (1395) Ruben lyue, and die not, and be he litil in noumbre. read chapter 33 in WEB. read chapter 33 in WBT. YLT Deuteronomy 33:6. Let Reuben live, and not die - Though his life and his blessings have been forfeited by his transgression with his father's concubine, Genesis 49:3, Genesis 49:4; and in his rebellion with Korah, Numbers 16:1-3, etc., let him not become extinct as a tribe in Israel. Young's Literal Translation Let Reuben live, and not die, And let his men be a number. Let Reuben live, and not die; Nor let his men be few. Let Reuben live, and not die; and let not his men be few. “Let Reuben live and not die, nor his people be few.” – Deuteronomy 33:6. With his own hands he defends his cause. When these words were uttered by Moses, … xvi. 3, 4; and in his rebellion with Korah, Num. Lexham English Bible One tribe called him their father. Oh, be his help against his foes!” Read verse in New International Version 1-3, &c., let him not become extinct as a tribe in Israel. 33:6. Let Reuben live, and not die] Though his life and his blessings have been forfeited by his transgression with his father's concubine, Gen. xlix. “Let Reuben live and not die, nor let his men be few” (Deuteronomy 33:6) While all the patriarchs were born at Nisan and died at Nisan, Moses, the great deliverer of Israel from bondage in Egypt, was born in Adar the twelfth month and also died in Adar. Deuteronomy 33:6-25 “Let Reuben live and not die, nor his people be few.” And this he said about Judah: “Hear, LORD, the cry of Judah; bring him to his people. From him one section of the Jewish nation sprang. Another indication that Reuben lost his prominent position is the fact that no judges came from the tribe of Reuben as well as the fact that the tribe of Reuben is not mentioned in Mesha inscription or Mesha Stela, but Gad is. Let Reuben live, and not die, And let his men be a number. Henry Law, 1858 "Let Reuben live and not die—and let not his men be few." WEB Deuteronomy 33:6. The Message Reuben: "Let Reuben live and not die, but just barely, in diminishing numbers." Deut. Reuben was Jacob's firstborn. 6 Let Reuben live, and not die; and let not his men be few. Let Reuben live, and not die; Nor let his men be few.