Hodiah, Bani, and Beninu.
There were those who said, “With our sons and daughters, we are many. We must obtain
And now, though we share the same flesh and blood as our fellow countrymen,
We also accept responsibility, as is written in the law, for bringing the firstborn of our sons and our cattle and the firstborn of our herds and of our flocks to the temple of our God, to the priests who are ministering in the temple of our God.
We and our wives and our sons and daughters have obeyed everything our ancestor Jonadab commanded us. We have never drunk wine.
The Lord made the Jordan a boundary between us and you Reubenites and Gadites. You have no right to worship the Lord.’