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

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But Onan knew that the child would not be his; so whenever he slept with his brother’s wife, he spilled his semen on the ground to keep from providing offspring for his brother.

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12 The sons of Judah:(A)

Er,(B) Onan,(C) Shelah, Perez(D) and Zerah(E) (but Er and Onan had died in the land of Canaan).(F)

The sons of Perez:(G)

Hezron and Hamul.(H)

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19 Er(A) and Onan(B) were sons of Judah, but they died(C) in Canaan.

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