Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the firstborn said unto the younger, Our father is old, and there is not a man in the earth to come in unto us after the manner of all the earth:
and he looked down toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the
valley, and he saw, and behold, the smoke of the land ascended like the smoke of a furnace.
For he did not know what to answer; for they became terrified.
Now the man
had relations with his wife Eve, and she conceived and gave birth to Cain, and she said, “I have gotten a manchild with the help of the Lord.”
Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of men, and they bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, men of renown.
So Sarai said to Abram, “Now behold, the Lord has prevented me from bearing children.
Please go in to my maid; perhaps I will obtain children through her.” And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.
Then Judah said to Onan, “
Go in to your brother’s wife, and perform your duty as a brother-in-law to her, and raise up offspring for your brother.”
“When brothers live together and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the deceased shall not be married outside the family to a strange man.
Her husband’s brother shall go in to her and take her to himself as wife and perform the duty of a husband’s brother to her.
For seven women will take hold of
one man in that day, saying, “We will eat our own bread and wear our own clothes, only let us be called by your name; take away our reproach!”
Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler,
is intoxicated by it is not wise.