Genesis 38:27
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New International Version
When the time came for her to give birth, there were twin boys in her womb.

King James Bible
And it came to pass in the time of her travail, that, behold, twins were in her womb.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass at the time of her delivery, that behold, twins were in her womb.

World English Bible
It happened in the time of her travail, that behold, twins were in her womb.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass in the time of her bearing, that lo, twins are in her womb;

Genesis 38:27 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

She hath been more righteous than I-- It is probable that Tamar was influenced by no other motive than that which was common to all the Israelitish women, the desire to have children who might be heirs of the promise made to Abraham, etc. And as Judah had obliged her to continue in her widowhood under the promise of giving her his son Shelah when he should be of age, consequently his refusing or delaying to accomplish this promise was a breach of truth, and an injury done to Tamar.

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Genesis 25:24 And when her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb.

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Because, Therefore, Lying Heretics Find not in the Books of the New Testament Any...
29. Because, therefore, lying heretics find not in the books of the New Testament any precedents of lying which are meet to be imitated, they esteem themselves to be most copious in their disputation wherein they opine that it is right to lie, when from the old prophetical books, because it doth not appear therein, save to the few who understand, to what must be referred the significative sayings and doings which as such be true, they seem to themselves to find out and allege many that be lies. But
St. Augustine—Against Lying

Genesis
The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Genesis 25:24
When the time came for her to give birth, there were twin boys in her womb.

Genesis 38:28
As she was giving birth, one of them put out his hand; so the midwife took a scarlet thread and tied it on his wrist and said, "This one came out first."

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