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Bible Encyclopedias

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Onan

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A son of Judah; he refused to enter into a levirate marriage with his sister-in-law after the death of his elder brother Er, and it was for this reason that the Lord "slew him also" (Genesis 38:7-10).

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Onan'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/o/onan.html. 1901.

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