God takes lives.

The incident in 1 Chronicles 2:3, is mentioned in Gen. 38:7, but we are not given details of what he did that was so wicked. There are a number of cases in Scripture where God lost patience with certain people, and took their lives. See Gen. 38:10 for another such incident involving Er’s brother, Onan. God also killed a husband and wife because they told one lie (see Acts 5:1–10 for details).

1 Chronicles 2:3 The sons of Judah were Er, Onan, and Shelah. These three were born to him by the daughter of Shua, the Canaanitess. Er, the firstborn of Judah, was wicked in the sight of the Lord; so He killed him.

Discover the Evidence Bible.

This entry was posted in General. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s