“When brothers live together, and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the deceased shall not be married outside the family to a strange man. (A)Her husband’s brother shall have relations with her and take her to himself as his wife, and perform the duty of a husband’s brother to her. It shall then be that the firstborn to whom she gives birth shall [a]assume the name of his father’s deceased brother, so that (B)his name will not be wiped out from Israel.

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  1. Deuteronomy 25:6 Lit stand on

24 saying, “Teacher, Moses said, ‘(A)If a man dies having no children, his brother as next of kin shall marry his wife, and raise up [a]children for his brother.’

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  1. Matthew 22:24 Lit seed