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pass, when he went in unto his brother's wife, that he spilled it on the
ground, lest that he should give seed to his brother.
GEN 38:10 And the thing which he did displeased the LORD: wherefore he
slew him also.
GEN 38:11 Then said Judah to Tamar his daughter in law, Remain a widow
at thy father's house, till Shelah my son be grown: for he said, Lest
peradventure he die also, as his brethren did. And Tamar went and dwelt
in her father's house.
GEN 38:12 And in process of time the daughter of Shuah Judah's wife
died; and Judah was comforted, and went up unto his sheepshearers to
Timnath, he and his friend Hirah the Adullamite.
King James Bible