1 Chronicles 5:2
Good News Translation
It was the tribe of Judah, however, that became the strongest and provided a ruler for all the tribes.)

Contemporary English Version
even though it was the Judah tribe that became the most powerful and produced a leader.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But of the race of Juda, who was the strongest among his brethren, came the princes: but the first birthright was accounted to Joseph.)

New American Bible
Judah, in fact, became powerful among his brothers, so that the ruler came from him, though the birthright had been Joseph’s.)

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But of the race of Juda, who was the strongest among his brethren, came the princes: but the first birthright was accounted to Joseph.)

Judah.

Genesis 35:23 The sons of Lia: Ruben the first born, and Simeon, and Levi, and Juda, and Issachar, and Zabulon.

Genesis 49:8-10 Juda, thee shall thy brethren praise: thy hand shall be on the necks of thy enemies; the sons of thy father shall bow down to thee. . . .

Numbers 2:3 On the east Juda shall pitch his tents by the bands of his army: and the prince of his sons; shall be Nahasson the son of Aminadab.

Numbers 7:12 The first day Nahasson the son of Aminadab of the tribe of Juda offered his offering:

Joshua 14:6 Then the children of Juda came to Joshua in Galgal, and Caleb the son of Jephone the Cenezite spoke to him: Thou knowest what the Lord spoke to Moses the man of God concerning me and thee in Cadesbarne.

Judges 1:2 And the Lord said: Juda shall go up: behold I have delivered the land into his hands.

Psalm 60:7 Galaad is mine, and Manasses is mine: and Ephraim is the strength of my head. Juda is my king:

Psalm 108:8 Galaad is mine: and Manasses is mine and Ephraim the protection of my head. Juda is my king:

Micah 5:2 Now shalt thou be laid waste, O daughter of the robber: they have laid siege against us, with a rod shall they strike the cheek of the judge of Israel.

Matthew 2:6 And thou Bethlehem the land of Juda art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come forth the captain that shall rule my people Israel.

Hebrews 7:14 For it is evident that our Lord sprung out of Juda: in which tribe Moses spoke nothing concerning priests.

Revelation 5:5 And one of the ancients said to me: Weep not: behold the lion of the tribe of Juda, the root of David, hath prevailed to open the book and to loose the seven seals thereof.

the chief ruler.

Genesis 49:10 The sceptre shall not be taken away from Juda, nor a ruler from his thigh, till he come that is to be sent, and he shall be the expectation of nations.

). The Syriac calls him Christ the king, and the Arabic, Messiah the king.

1 Samuel 16:1,10,12 And the Lord said to Samuel: How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, whom I have rejected from reigning over Israel? fill thy horn with oil, and come, that I may send thee to Isai, the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons. . . .

2 Samuel 8:15 And David reigned over all Israel: and David did judgment and justice to all his people.

Psalm 78:68-71 But he chose the tribe of Juda, mount Sion which he loved. . . .

Jeremiah 23:5,6 Behold the days come, saith the Lord, and I will raise up to David a just branch: and a king shall reign, and shall be wise: and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth. . . .

Micah 5:2 Now shalt thou be laid waste, O daughter of the robber: they have laid siege against us, with a rod shall they strike the cheek of the judge of Israel.

Matthew 2:6 And thou Bethlehem the land of Juda art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come forth the captain that shall rule my people Israel.

Hebrews 7:14 For it is evident that our Lord sprung out of Juda: in which tribe Moses spoke nothing concerning priests.

birthright was.

Genesis 49:26 The blessings of thy father are strengthened with the blessings of his fathers: until the desire of the everlasting hills should come: may they be upon the head of Joseph, and upon the crown of the Nazarite among his brethren.

Romans 8:29 For whom he foreknew, he also predestinated to be made conformable to the image of his Son: that he might be the Firstborn amongst many brethren.

Context
The Descendants of Reuben
1Now the sons of Ruben the firstborn of Israel, (for he was his firstborn: but forasmuch as he defiled his father's bed, his first birthright was given to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel, and he was not accounted for the firstborn. 2But of the race of Juda, who was the strongest among his brethren, came the princes: but the first birthright was accounted to Joseph.)3The sons then of Ruben the firstborn of Israel were Enoch, and Phallu, Esron, and Charmi.…
Cross References
Matthew 2:6
And thou Bethlehem the land of Juda art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come forth the captain that shall rule my people Israel.

Genesis 25:31
And Jacob said to him: Sell me thy first birthright.

Genesis 48:5
So thy two sons, who were born to thee in the land of Egypt before I came hither to thee, shall be mine: Ephraim and Manasses shall be reputed to me as Ruben and Simeon.

Genesis 49:8
Juda, thee shall thy brethren praise: thy hand shall be on the necks of thy enemies; the sons of thy father shall bow down to thee.

1 Chronicles 28:4
But the Lord God of Israel chose me of all the house of my father, to be king over Israel for ever: for of Juda he chose the princes: and of the house of Juda, my father's house: and among the sons of my father, it pleased him to choose me king over all Israel.

Psalm 60:7
Galaad is mine, and Manasses is mine: and Ephraim is the strength of my head. Juda is my king:

Psalm 108:8
Galaad is mine: and Manasses is mine and Ephraim the protection of my head. Juda is my king:

Micah 5:2
Now shalt thou be laid waste, O daughter of the robber: they have laid siege against us, with a rod shall they strike the cheek of the judge of Israel.

Additional Translations
And though Judah prevailed over his brothers and a ruler came from him, the birthright belonged to Joseph.For Judah prevailed above his brothers, and of him came the chief ruler; but the birthright was Joseph's:)

For Judah prevailed above his brethren, and of him came the prince; but the birthright was Joseph's:)

for Judas was very mighty even among his brethren, and one was to be a ruler out of him: but the blessing was Joseph's).

for Judah prevailed among his brethren, and of him was the prince, but the birthright was Joseph's),

For Judah prevailed above his brethren, and of him came the prince; but the birthright was Joseph's:)

For Judah prevailed above his brethren, and of him came the chief ruler; but the birth-right was Joseph's:)

For Judah prevailed above his brothers, and of him came the prince; but the birthright was Joseph's:)

for Judah hath been mighty over his brother, and for leader above him, and the birthright is to Joseph.
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