New International Version
But Er, Judah's firstborn, was wicked in the LORD's sight; so the LORD put him to death.
King James Bible
And Er, Judah's firstborn, was wicked in the sight of the LORD; and the LORD slew him.
Darby Bible Translation
And Er, Judah's firstborn, was wicked in the sight of Jehovah, and Jehovah slew him.
World English Bible
Er, Judah's firstborn, was wicked in the sight of Yahweh. Yahweh killed him.
Young's Literal Translation
and Er, Judah's first-born, is evil in the eyes of Jehovah, and Jehovah doth put him to death.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Er - was wicked in the sight of the Lord - What this wickedness consisted in we are not told; but the phrase sight of the Lord being added, proves that it was some very great evil. It is worthy of remark that the Hebrew word used to express Er's wickedness is his own name, the letters reversed. Er ער wicked, רע ra. As if the inspired writer had said, "Er was altogether wicked, a completely abandoned character."
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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 …
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Judah got a wife for Er, his firstborn, and her name was Tamar.
The sons of Judah: Er, Onan, Shelah, Perez and Zerah (but Er and Onan had died in the land of Canaan). The sons of Perez: Hezron and Hamul.
Er and Onan were sons of Judah, but they died in Canaan.
1 Chronicles 2:3
The sons of Judah: Er, Onan and Shelah. These three were born to him by a Canaanite woman, the daughter of Shua. Er, Judah's firstborn, was wicked in the LORD's sight; so the LORD put him to death.
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