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Genesis 38:9 - Lest

Genesis 38:9 - And Onan knew that the seed should not be his; and it came to pass, when he went in unto his brother's wife, that he spilled it on the ground, lest that he should give seed to his brother.
Verse Strongs No. Hebrew
And Onan H209 אוֹנָן
knew H3045 יָדַע
that H3588 כִּי
the seed H2233 זֶרַע
should not H3808 לֹא
be H1961 הָיָה
his and it came to pass H1961 הָיָה
when H518 אִם
he went in H935 בּוֹא
unto H413 אֵל
his brother's wife H802 אִשָּׁה
that H3588 כִּי
he spilled H7843 שָׁחַת
it on the ground H776 אֶרֶץ
lest H1115 בִּלְתִּי
that H3588 כִּי
he should give H5414 נָתַן
seed H2233 זֶרַע
to his brother H251 אָח


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.