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Onan


O’nan (strong), the second son of Judah by the Canaanitess, “the daughter of Shua.” Gen. 38:4; 1 Chron. 2:3. “What he did was evil in the eyes of Jehovah, and he slew him also,” as he had slain his elder brother. Gen. 38:9. His death took place before the family of Jacob went down into Egypt. Gen. 46:12; Num. 26:19. (b.c. 1706.)