Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And Judah will say to Onan, go in to thy brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother.

New American Standard Bible

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.”

King James Version

And Judah said unto Onan, Go in unto thy brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother.

Holman Bible

Then Judah said to Onan, “Sleep with your brother’s wife. Perform your duty as her brother-in-law and produce offspring for your brother.”

International Standard Version

So Judah instructed Onan, "You are to have sexual relations with your dead brother's wife, performing the duty of a brother-in-law with her, and have offspring for your brother."

A Conservative Version

And Judah said to Onan, Go in to thy brother's wife, and perform the duty of a husband's brother to her, and raise up seed to thy brother.

American Standard Version

And Judah said unto Onan, Go in unto thy brother's wife, and perform the duty of a husband's brother unto her, and raise up seed to thy brother.

Amplified

Then Judah told Onan, “Go in to your brother’s widow, and perform your duty as a brother-in-law [under the levirate marriage custom]; [be her husband and] raise children for [the name of] your brother.”

Bible in Basic English

Then Judah said to Onan, Go in to your brother's wife and do what it is right for a husband's brother to do; make her your wife and get offspring for your brother.

Darby Translation

Then Judah said to Onan, Go in to thy brother's wife, and fulfil to her the brother-in-law's duty, and raise up seed to thy brother.

King James 2000

And Judah said unto Onan, Go in unto your brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up descendants to your brother.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Judah said to Onan, "Go in to the wife of your brother and perform the duty of a brother-in-law to her, and raise up offspring for your brother."

Modern King James verseion

And Judah said to Onan, Go in to your brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up seed to your brother.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said Judah unto Onan, go in to thy brother's wife and marry her, and stir up seed unto thy brother.

NET Bible

Then Judah said to Onan, "Have sexual relations with your brother's wife and fulfill the duty of a brother-in-law to her so that you may raise up a descendant for your brother."

New Heart English Bible

Judah said to Onan, "Go in to your brother's wife, and perform the duty of a husband's brother to her, and raise up seed to your brother."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Judah to Onan, Go in unto thy brothers wife, and fulfil the duty of a brother-in-law unto her, - and raise up seed, to thy brother.

Webster

And Judah said to Onan, Go in to thy brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother.

World English Bible

Judah said to Onan, "Go in to your brother's wife, and perform the duty of a husband's brother to her, and raise up seed to your brother."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Judah saith to Onan, 'Go in unto the wife of thy brother, and marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

אונן 
'Ownan 
Usage: 8

Go in

come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

and marry
יבם 
Yabam 
Usage: 3

her, and raise up
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

זרע 
Zera` 
Usage: 229

References

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Judah And Tamar

7 And Er, Judah's first-born, will be evil in the eyes of Jehovah: and Jehovah will kill him. 8 And Judah will say to Onan, go in to thy brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother. 9 And Onan will know that not to him will be the seed; and it was when he went in to his brother's wife, he destroyed upon the earth, not to give seed to his brother.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 25:5-10

If brethren shall dwell together and one of them died, and a son not to him, the wife of the dead shall not be without to a man a stranger: her husband's brother shall go in to her, and he took her to him for a wife, and he acted the husband's brother to her.

Leviticus 18:16

The nakedness of thy brother's wife thou shalt not uncover: it is thy brother's nakedness.

Numbers 36:8-9

And every daughter possessing an inheritance from the tribe of the sons of Israel, to one of the families of the tribe of her father shall she be for wife, so that the sons of Israel shall possess each the inheritance of his fathers.

Ruth 1:11

And Naomi will say, Turn back, my daughters: wherefore will ye go with me? are yet to me sons in my bowels, and they were to you for husbands?

Ruth 4:5-11

And Boaz will say, In the day of thy buying the field from the hand of Naomi, and from Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of the dead, thou boughtest it to raise up the name of the dead upon his inheritance.

Matthew 22:23-27

In that day the Sadducees came to him, they saying there is to be no rising up: and they asked him,

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