New International Version
Judah got a wife for Er, his firstborn, and her name was Tamar.
King James Bible
And Judah took a wife for Er his firstborn, whose name was Tamar.
Darby Bible Translation
And Judah took a wife for Er his firstborn, and her name was Tamar.
World English Bible
Judah took a wife for Er, his firstborn, and her name was Tamar.
Young's Literal Translation
And Judah taketh a wife for Er, his first-born, and her name is Tamar;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And he was at Chezib when she bare him - This town is supposed to be the same with Achzib, which fell to the tribe of Judah, Joshua 15:44. "The name," says Ainsworth, "has in Hebrew the signification of lying; and to it the prophet alludes, saying the houses of Achzib shall be (Achzab) a lie to the kings of Israel, Micah 1:14."
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryBecause, 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
She gave birth to still another son and named him Shelah. It was at Kezib that she gave birth to him.
But Er, Judah's firstborn, was wicked in the LORD's sight; so the LORD put him to death.
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