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.
And Judah said unto Onan, Go in unto your brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up descendants to your brother.
And the thing which he did displeased the LORD: therefore he slew him also.
Behold, I will rebuke your offspring, and spread refuse upon your faces, even the refuse of your solemn feasts; and one shall take you away with it.
I also will do this unto you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning fever, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and you shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.
Should your fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets?
Blessed are you that sow beside all waters, that send forth freely the feet of the ox and the donkey.
For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground: I will pour my spirit upon your descendants, and my blessing upon your offspring:
And if any man's semen go out from him, then he shall wash all his flesh in water, and be unclean until the evening.
He shall pour the water out of his buckets, and his seed shall be in many waters, and his king shall be higher than Agag, and his kingdom shall be exalted.
And he said, What have you done? the voice of your brother's blood cries unto me from the ground.
Until the spirit is poured upon us from on high, and the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, and the fruitful field is counted as a forest.
Male and female created he them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day when they were created.
And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died.
For as the earth brings forth its bud, and as the garden causes the things that are sown in it to spring forth; so the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.
Violence shall no more be heard in your land, wasting nor destruction within your borders; but you shall call your walls Salvation, and your gates Praise.
You visit the earth, and water it: you greatly enrich it with the river of God, which is full of water: you prepare them grain, when you have so provided for it.
This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made he him;
And Adam lived a hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image; and called his name Seth:
And it shall be, that whosoever will not come up of all the families of the earth unto Jerusalem to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, even upon them shall be no rain.
Then let me sow, and let another eat; yea, let my offspring be rooted out.
And this shall be the plague with which the LORD will strike all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall rot away while they stand upon their feet, and their eyes shall rot away in their sockets, and their tongue shall rot away in their mouths.
And all your children shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of your children.
Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and immediately they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth:
And it shall be, that the firstborn that she bears shall succeed in the name of his brother who is dead, that his name be not put out of Israel.
For thus says the LORD to the men of Judah and Jerusalem, Break up your fallow ground, and sow not among thorns.
Therefore their days did he consume in vanity, and their years in trouble.
And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights.
The LORD has sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Surely I will no more give your grain to be food for your enemies; and the sons of the foreigner shall not drink your wine, for which you have labored:
Who can number the clouds by wisdom? or who can pour out the water skins of heaven,
Drop down, you heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness: let the earth open, and let them bring forth salvation, and let righteousness spring up together; I the LORD have created it.