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.
And Judah said unto Onan, Go in unto thy brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother.
And the thing which he did displeased the LORD: wherefore he slew him also.
Behold, I will corrupt your seed, and spread dung upon your faces, even the dung 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 ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.
Let thy fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets.
Blessed are ye that sow beside all waters, that send forth thither the feet of the ox and the ass.
For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground: I will pour my spirit upon thy seed, and my blessing upon thine offspring:
And if any man's seed of copulation go out from him, then he shall wash all his flesh in water, and be unclean until the even.
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 hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground.
Until the spirit be poured upon us from on high, and the wilderness be a fruitful field, and the fruitful field be counted for 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 bringeth forth her bud, and as the garden causeth 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 thy land, wasting nor destruction within thy borders; but thou shalt call thy walls Salvation, and thy gates Praise.
Thou visitest the earth, and waterest it: thou greatly enrichest it with the river of God, which is full of water: thou preparest them corn, when thou hast 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 an 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 whoso 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 wherewith the LORD will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet, and their eyes shall consume away in their holes, and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.
And all thy children shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of thy children.
Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much earth: and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of earth:
And it shall be, that the firstborn which she beareth shall succeed in the name of his brother which is dead, that his name be not put out of Israel.
For thus saith 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 hath sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Surely I will no more give thy corn to be meat for thine enemies; and the sons of the stranger shall not drink thy wine, for the which thou hast laboured:
Who can number the clouds in wisdom? or who can stay the bottles of heaven,
Drop down, ye 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.