Genesis 49:4; 1 Chronicles 5:1; 2 Samuel 16:22; 2 Samuel 20:3; 1 Corinthians 5:1

Unstable as water, you shall not have preeminence,

because you awent up to your father's bed;

then you defiled ithe went up to my couch!


Descendants of Reuben

The sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel (cfor he was the firstborn, but because dhe defiled his father's couch, ehis birthright was given to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel, so that he could not be enrolled as the oldest son;


22 So they pitched a tent for Absalom non the roof. And Absalom went in to his father's concubines oin the sight of all Israel.


And David came to his house at Jerusalem. And the king took gthe ten concubines whom he had left to care for the house and put them in a house under guard and provided for them, but did not go in to them. So they were shut up until the day of their death, living as if in widowhood.


Sexual Immorality Defiles the Church

It is actually reported that there is wsexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans, xfor a man has his father's wife.