the eldest son of Jacob and Leah: Gen
the tribe of Israel descended from him: Num. 1:20-21
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Word origin of 'Reuben'via LL(Ec) < Gr(Ec) < Heb reuven, lit., behold, a son < reu, imper. of raa, to see + ben, son