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marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother.
GEN 38:9 And Onan knew that the seed should not be his; and it came to
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
King James Bible