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Onan

The Bible

Bible Usage:

  • Onan used 8 times.

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Onan

Strong, the second son of Judah (Genesis 38:4-10; comp. Deuteronomy 25:5; Matthew 22:24). He died before the going down of Jacob and his family into Egypt.


Naves Topical Index
Onan

Son of Judah. Slain for his refusal to raise seed to his brother.
Genesis 38:4; Genesis 38:8-10; Genesis 46:12; Numbers 26:19; 1 Chronicles 2:3


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Onan

(strong), the second son of Judah by the Canaanitess, "the daughter of Shua." (Genesis 38:4; 1 Chronicles 2:3) "What he did was evil in the eyes of Jehovah and he slew him also, as he had slain his elder brother. (Genesis 38:9) His death took place before the family of Jacob went down into Egypt. (Genesis 46:12; Numbers 26:19) (B.C. 1706.)


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Onanism

O'NANISM, noun [from Onan, in Scripture.] The crime of self-pollution.