Deuteronomy: "If a man dies childless, his brother must marry
his widow, and her first son is deemed the deceased's offspring." What is this
rule called in English?
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The Hebrew name for this rule is
yibum. . It was a way of keeping a man's
property within the family. For example, Onan and Tamar in
Deuteronomy 25:5 - If brethren
dwell together, and one of them die, and have no child, the wife of the dead
shall not be married abroad unto one not of his kin; her husband's brother
shall go in unto her, and take her to him to wife, and perform the duty of a
husband's brother unto her.
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