The first son she bears shall carry on the name of the dead brother so that his name will not be blotted out from Israel.
"It shall be that the firstborn whom she bears shall assume the name of his dead brother, so that his name will not be blotted out from Israel.
The first son she bears to him will be counted as the son of the dead brother, so that his name will not be forgotten in Israel.
The first son that she bears shall be named after her dead husband so his name won't die out in Israel.
Then the first male child she has will take the rights of the brother who is dead, so that his name may not come to an end in Israel.
and the firstborn whom she bears shall succeed to the name of the deceased brother, so that his name may not be blotted out of Israel.
"And it shall be that the firstborn son which she bears will succeed to the name of his dead brother, that his name may not be blotted out of Israel.
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1 tn Heb “and it will be that.”
2 tn Heb “the firstborn.” This refers to the oldest male child.