Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 firstborn, was wicked in the sight of the LORD; and the LORD slew him. 8 And Judah said unto Onan, Go in unto your brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up descendants to your brother. 9 And Onan knew that the descendant would 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 a descendant to his brother.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 25:5-10

If brethren dwell together, and one of them dies, and has no child, the wife of the dead shall not marry outside unto a stranger: her husband's brother shall go in unto her, and take her to him as wife, and perform the duty of a husband's brother unto her.

Leviticus 18:16

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife: it is your brother's nakedness.

Numbers 36:8-9

And every daughter, that possesses an inheritance in any tribe of the children of Israel, shall be wife unto one of the family of the tribe of her father, that the children of Israel may enjoy every man the inheritance of his fathers.

Ruth 1:11

And Naomi said, Turn again, my daughters: why will you go with me? are there yet any more sons in my womb, that they may be your husbands?

Ruth 4:5-11

Then said Boaz, The day you buy the field of the hand of Naomi, you must buy it also from Ruth the Moabitess, the wife of the dead, to raise up the name of the dead through his inheritance.

Matthew 22:23-27

The same day came to him the Sadducees, who say that there is no resurrection, and asked him,

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