Genesis 38:8
Good News Translation
Then Judah said to Er's brother Onan, "Go and sleep with your brother's widow. Fulfill your obligation to her as her husband's brother, so that your brother may have descendants."

Contemporary English Version
So Judah told Onan, "It's your duty to marry Tamar and have a child for your brother."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Juda, therefore, said to Onan his son: Go in to thy brother's wife and marry her, that thou mayst raise seed to thy brother.

New American Bible
Then Judah said to Onan, “Have intercourse with your brother’s wife, in fulfillment of your duty as brother-in-law, and thus preserve your brother’s line.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Juda, therefore, said to Onan his son: Go in to thy brother's wife and marry her, that thou mayst raise seed to thy brother.

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2282. B.C.

1722

Leviticus 18:16 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife: because it is the nakedness of thy brother.

Numbers 36:8,9 And all women shall take husbands of the same tribe: that the inheritance may remain in the families. . . .

Deuteronomy 25:5-10 When brethren dwell together, and one of them dieth without children, the wife of the deceased shall not marry to another: but his brother shall take her, and raise up seed for his brother: . . .

Ruth 1:11 But she answered them: Return, my daughters: why come ye with me? have I any more sons in my womb, that you may hope for husbands of me?

Ruth 4:5-11 And Booz said to him: When thou shalt buy the field at the woman's hand, thou must take also Ruth, the Moabitess, who was the wife of the deceased: to raise up the name of thy kinsman in his inheritance. . . .

Matthew 22:23-27 That day there came to him the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection; and asked him, . . .

Context
Judah and Tamar
7And Her, the first born of Juda, was wicked in the sight of the Lord: and was slain by him. 8Juda, therefore, said to Onan his son: Go in to thy brother's wife and marry her, that thou mayst raise seed to thy brother.9He knowing that the children should not be his, when he went in to his brother's wife, he spilled his seed upon the ground, lest children should be born in his brother's name.…
Cross References
Matthew 22:24
Saying: Master, Moses said: If a man die having no son, his brother shall marry his wife and raise up issue to his brother.

Genesis 19:31
And the elder said to the younger: Our father is old, and there is no man left on the earth, to come in unto us after the manner of the whole earth.

Deuteronomy 25:5
When brethren dwell together, and one of them dieth without children, the wife of the deceased shall not marry to another: but his brother shall take her, and raise up seed for his brother:

Deuteronomy 25:6
And the first son he shall have of her he shall call by his name, that his name be not abolished out of Israel.

Ruth 4:5
And Booz said to him: When thou shalt buy the field at the woman's hand, thou must take also Ruth, the Moabitess, who was the wife of the deceased: to raise up the name of thy kinsman in his inheritance.

Additional Translations
Then Judah said to Onan, “Sleep with your brother’s wife. Perform your duty as her brother-in-law and raise up offspring for your brother.”And Judah said to Onan, Go in to your brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up seed to your brother.

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.

And Judas said to Aunan, Go in to thy brother's wife, and marry her as her brother-in-law, and raise up seed to thy brother.

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.

And Judah said unto Onan, Go in unto thy brother's wife, and perform the duty of an husband's brother unto her, and raise up seed to thy brother.

And Judah said to Onan, Go in to thy brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up seed to thy 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."

And Judah saith to Onan, 'Go in unto the wife of thy brother, and marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother;'
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