Onan knew that the seed wouldn't be his; and it happened, when he went in to his brother's wife, that he spilled it on the ground, lest he should give seed to his brother.
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 thing which he did was evil in the sight of Yahweh, and he killed him also.
Behold, I will rebuke your seed, and will spread dung on your faces, even the dung of your feasts; and you will be taken away with it.
I also will do this to you: I will appoint terror over you, even consumption and fever, that shall consume the eyes, and make the soul to pine away; and you will sow your seed in vain, for your enemies will eat it.
Should your springs overflow in the streets, streams of water in the public squares?
Blessed are you who sow beside all waters, who send out the feet of the ox and the donkey.
For I will pour water on him who is thirsty, and streams on the dry ground. I will pour my Spirit on your seed, and my blessing on your offspring:
"'If any man has an emission of semen, then he shall bathe all his flesh in water, and be unclean until the evening.
Water shall flow from his buckets. His seed shall be in many waters. His king shall be higher than Agag. His kingdom shall be exalted.
Yahweh said, "What have you done? The voice of your brother's blood cries to me from the ground.
Until the Spirit is poured on us from on high, and the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, and the fruitful field is considered a forest.
He created them male and female, and blessed them, and called their name "Adam," in the day when they were created.
All the days that Adam lived were nine hundred thirty years, then 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 Yahweh will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.
Violence shall no more be heard in your land, desolation 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. The river of God is full of water. You provide them grain, for so you have ordained it.
This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, he made him in God's likeness.
Adam lived one hundred thirty years, and became the father of a son in his own likeness, after his image, and named him Seth.
It will be, that whoever of all the families of the earth doesn't go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, Yahweh of Armies, on them there will be no rain.
then let me sow, and let another eat. Yes, let the produce of my field be rooted out.
This will be the plague with which Yahweh will strike all the peoples who have warred against Jerusalem: their flesh will consume away while they stand on their feet, and their eyes will consume away in their sockets, and their tongue will consume away in their mouth.
All your children shall be taught of Yahweh; and great shall be the peace of your children.
Others fell on rocky ground, where they didn't have much soil, and immediately they sprang up, because they had no depth of earth.
It shall be, that the firstborn whom she bears shall succeed in the name of his brother who is dead, that his name not be blotted out of Israel.
For thus says Yahweh to the men of Judah and to Jerusalem, "Break up your fallow ground, and don't sow among thorns.
Therefore he consumed their days in vanity, and their years in terror.
The rain was on the earth forty days and forty nights.
Yahweh 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 foreigners shall not drink your new wine, for which you have labored:
Who can number the clouds by wisdom? Or who can pour out the bottles of the sky,
Distil, you heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness. Let the earth open, that it may bring forth salvation, and let it cause righteousness to spring up with it. I, Yahweh, have created it.