1 Chronicles 5:1

Now the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel, (for he was the firstborn; but, since he defiled his father's bed, his birthright was given unto the sons of Joseph the son of Israel: and the genealogy is not to be recorded according to the birthright.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
First-born, Genesis xlix. 4. (Worthington) He gives this reason for not beginning with him. (Calmet) And he. Protestants, "and the genealogy is not to be reckoned after the birth-right. "(Haydock)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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