and Onan knoweth that the seed is not reckoned his; and it hath come to pass, if he hath gone in unto his brother's wife, that he hath destroyed it to the earth, so as not to give seed to his brother;
And Judah saith to Onan, 'Go in unto the wife of thy brother, and marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother;'
and that which he hath done is evil in the eyes of Jehovah, and He putteth him also to death.
Lo, I am pushing away before you the seed, And have scattered dung before your faces, Dung of your festivals, And it hath taken you away with it.
I also do this to you, and I have appointed over you trouble, the consumption, and the burning fever, consuming eyes, and causing pain of soul; and your seed in vain ye have sowed, and your enemies have eaten it;
Let thy fountains be scattered abroad, In broad places rivulets of waters.
Happy are ye sowing by all waters, Sending forth the foot of the ox and the ass!
For I pour waters on a thirsty one, And floods on a dry land, I pour My Spirit on thy seed, And My blessing on thine offspring.
'And when a man's seed of copulation goeth out from him, then he hath bathed with water all his flesh, and been unclean till the evening.
He maketh water flow from his buckets, And his seed is in many waters; And higher than Agag is his king, And exalted is his kingdom.
And He saith, 'What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood is crying unto Me from the ground;
Till emptied out on us is the Spirit from on high, And a wilderness hath become a fruitful field, And the fruitful field for a forest is reckoned.
a male and a female He hath prepared them, and He blesseth them, and calleth their name Man, in the day of their being prepared.
And all the days of Adam which he lived are nine hundred and thirty years, and he dieth.
For, as the earth bringeth forth her shoots, And as a garden causeth its sown things to shoot up, So the Lord Jehovah causeth righteousness and praise To shoot up before all the nations!
Violence is not heard any more in thy land, Spoiling and destruction in thy borders, And thou hast called 'Salvation' thy walls, And thy gates, 'Praise.'
Thou hast inspected the earth, and waterest it, Thou makest it very rich, the rivulet of God is full of water, Thou preparest their corn, When thus Thou dost prepare it,
This is an account of the births of Adam: In the day of God's preparing man, in the likeness of God He hath made him;
And Adam liveth an hundred and thirty years, and begetteth a son in his likeness, according to his image, and calleth his name Seth.
And it hath come to pass, That he who doth not go up of the families of the land unto Jerusalem, To bow himself to the King, Jehovah of Hosts, Even on them there is no shower.
Let me sow -- and another eat, And my products let be rooted out.
And this is the plague with which Jehovah Doth plague all the peoples who have warred against Jerusalem, He hath consumed away its flesh, And it is standing on its feet, And its eyes are consumed in their holes, And its tongue is consumed in their mouth.
And all thy sons are taught of Jehovah, And abundant is the peace of thy sons.
and others fell upon the rocky places, where they had not much earth, and immediately they sprang forth, through not having depth of earth,
and it hath been, the first-born which she beareth doth rise for the name of his dead brother, and his name is not wiped away out of Israel.
For thus said Jehovah, To the man of Judah, and to Jerusalem: Till for yourselves tillage, And do not sow unto the thorns.
And He consumeth in vanity their days, And their years in trouble.
and the shower is on the earth forty days and forty nights.
Sworn hath Jehovah by His right hand, Even by the arm of His strength: 'I give not thy corn any more as food for thine enemies, Nor do sons of a stranger drink thy new wine, For which thou hast laboured.
Who doth number the clouds by wisdom? And the bottles of the heavens, Who doth cause to lie down,
Drop, ye heavens, from above, And clouds do cause righteousness to flow, Earth openeth, and they are fruitful, Salvation and righteousness spring up together, I, Jehovah, have prepared it.