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This is the name of one of Judah's sons. See how you translated this name in Genesis 38:3. (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/translate-names)

was wicked in the sight of Yahweh

The phrase "in the sight" refers to Yahweh seeing Er's wickedness. AT: "was wicked and Yahweh saw it" (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-idiom)

Yahweh killed him

Yahweh killed him because he was wicked. This can be made clear. AT: "So Yahweh killed him" (See: rc://en/ta/man/translate/figs-explicit)


  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/other/firstborn
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/names/tamar
  • rc://en/tw/dict/bible/kt/yahweh