So Sarai said to Abram, “Now behold, the Lord has prevented me from bearing children. (A)Please go in to my maid; perhaps I will [a]obtain children through her.” And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 16:2 Lit be built from her

He went in to Hagar, and she conceived; and when she saw that she had conceived, her mistress was despised in her sight.

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Then Judah said to Onan, “(A)Go in to your brother’s wife, and perform your duty as a brother-in-law to her, and raise up [a]offspring for your brother.”

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 38:8 Lit seed

“When brothers live together and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the deceased shall not be married outside the family to a strange man. (A)Her husband’s brother shall go in to her and take her to himself as wife and perform the duty of a husband’s brother to her.

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