Genealogy of Jesus: Tamar, the neglected

Judah, the son of Jacob, married and had three sons.  When his oldest son came of age, Judah found a wife for him.  Her name was Tamar.  Her husband, Er, was wicked and the Lord put him to death.  Then Onan married her, but he was also wicked and put to death.  Tamar was sent back to her father’s household.  […]

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