Genesis 38:8 Commentary - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and Graphicsraise up seed, &c. = a law before Sinai. See App-15. Compare Deu 25:5-9. Rth 4:10. Mat 22:24. An old and present Eastern law.
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Ethelbert William Bullinger AKC (1837 – 1913) was an Anglican clergyman, biblical scholar, and ultradispensationalist theologian.