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Compare Translations for Genesis 38:10

Genesis 38:10 ASV
And the thing which he did was evil in the sight of Jehovah: and he slew him also.
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Genesis 38:10 BBE
And what he did was evil in the eyes of the Lord, so that he put him to death, like his brother.
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Genesis 38:10 CEB
The LORD considered what he did as wrong and put him to death too.
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Genesis 38:10 CJB
What he did was evil from ADONAI's perspective, so he killed him too.
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Genesis 38:10 RHE
And therefore the Lord slew him, because he did a detestable thing:
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Genesis 38:10 ESV
And what he did was wicked in the sight of the LORD, and he put him to death also.
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Genesis 38:10 GW
What Onan did angered the LORD so much that the LORD took away Onan's life too.
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Genesis 38:10 GNT
What he did displeased the Lord, and the Lord killed him also.
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Genesis 38:10 HNV
The thing which he did was evil in the sight of the LORD, and he killed him also.
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Genesis 38:10 CSB
What he did was evil in the Lord's sight, so He put him to death also.
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Genesis 38:10 KJV
And the thing which he did displeased the LORD: wherefore he slew him also.
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Genesis 38:10 LEB
And what he did was evil in the sight of Yahweh, so he killed him also.
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Genesis 38:10 NAS
But what he did was displeasing in the sight of the LORD ; so He took his life also.
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Genesis 38:10 NCV
The Lord was displeased by this wicked thing Onan had done, so the Lord killed Onan also.
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Genesis 38:10 NIRV
What he did was evil in the LORD's eyes. So the LORD put him to death also.
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Genesis 38:10 NIV
What he did was wicked in the LORD's sight; so he put him to death also.
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Genesis 38:10 NKJV
And the thing which he did displeased the Lord; therefore He killed him also.
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Genesis 38:10 NLT
But the LORD considered it a wicked thing for Onan to deny a child to his dead brother. So the LORD took Onan's life, too.
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Genesis 38:10 NRS
What he did was displeasing in the sight of the Lord, and he put him to death also.
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Genesis 38:10 RSV
And what he did was displeasing in the sight of the LORD, and he slew him also.
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Genesis 38:10 DBY
And the thing which he did was evil in the sight of Jehovah, and he slew him also.
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Genesis 38:10 MSG
God was much offended by what he did and also took his life.
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Genesis 38:10 WBT
And the thing which he did displeased the LORD: wherefore he slew him also.
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Genesis 38:10 TMB
And the thing which he did displeased the LORD; therefore He slew him also.
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Genesis 38:10 TNIV
What he did was wicked in the LORD's sight; so he put him to death also.
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Genesis 38:10 TYN
And the thinge which he dyd displeased the LORde wherfore he slew him also.
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Genesis 38:10 WEB
The thing which he did was evil in the sight of Yahweh, and he killed him also.
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Genesis 38:10 WYC
and therefore the Lord smote him (and so the Lord struck him down), for he did (an) abominable thing.
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Genesis 38:10 YLT
and that which he hath done is evil in the eyes of Jehovah, and He putteth him also to death.
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Genesis 38 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 38

The profligate conduct of Judah and his family.

- This chapter gives an account of Judah and his family, and such an account it is, that it seems a wonder that of all Jacob's sons, our Lord should spring out of Judah, ( Hebrews 7:14 ) . But God will show that his choice is of grace and not of merit, and that Christ came into the world to save sinners, even the chief. Also, that the worthiness of Christ is of himself, and not from his ancestors. How little reason had the Jews, who were so called from this Judah, to boast as they did, ( John 8:41 ) . What awful examples the Lord proclaims in his punishments, of his utter displeasure at sin! Let us seek grace from God to avoid every appearance of sin. And let that state of humbleness to which Jesus submitted, when he came to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself, in appointing such characters as those here recorded, to be his ancestors, endear the Redeemer to our hearts.

Genesis 38 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

CHAPTER 38

Genesis 38:1-30 . JUDAH AND FAMILY.

1. at that time--a formula frequently used by the sacred writers, not to describe any precise period, but an interval near about it.

2. And Judah saw there a daughter of a certain Canaanite--Like Esau [ Genesis 26:34 ], this son of Jacob, casting off the restraints of religion, married into a Canaanite family; and it is not surprising that the family which sprang from such an unsuitable connection should be infamous for bold and unblushing wickedness.

8. Judah said unto Onan . . . marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother--The first instance of a custom, which was afterwards incorporated among the laws of Moses, that when a husband died leaving a widow, his brother next of age was to marry her, and the issue, if any, was to be served heir to the deceased (compare Deuteronomy 25:5 ).

12. Judah . . . went up unto his sheep-shearers--This season, which occurs in Palestine towards the end of March, was spent in more than usual hilarity, and the wealthiest masters invited their friends, as well as treated their servants, to sumptuous entertainments. Accordingly, it is said, Judah was accompanied by his friend Hirah.
Timnath--in the mountains of Judah.

18. signet, &c.--Bracelets, including armlets, were worn by men as well as women among the Hebrews. But the Hebrew word here rendered "bracelets," is everywhere else translated "lace" or "ribbon"; so that as the signet alone was probably more than an equivalent for the kid, it is not easy to conjecture why the other things were given in addition, except by supposing the perforated seal was attached by a ribbon to the staff.

24. Bring her forth, and let her be burnt--In patriarchal times fathers seem to have possessed the power of life and death over the members of their families. The crime of adultery was anciently punished in many places by burning ( Leviticus 21:9 , Judges 15:6 , Jeremiah 29:22 ). This chapter contains details, which probably would never have obtained a place in the inspired record, had it not been to exhibit the full links of the chain that connects the genealogy of the Saviour with Abraham; and in the disreputable character of the ancestry who figure in this passage, we have a remarkable proof that "He made himself of no reputation" [ Philippians 2:7 ].