Deuteronomy 25:6

“And it shall be, that the firstborn which she beareth shall succeed in the name of his brother which is dead, that his name be not put out of Israel.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And it shall be, that the first borne which she beareth, shall succeede in the name of his brother which is dead, that his name be not put out of Israel.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"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.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And it shall be, that the first-born that she beareth shall succeed in the name of his brother that is dead, that his name be not blotted out of Israel.
- American Standard Version (1901)

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.
- Basic English Bible

And it shall be, that the firstborn that she beareth shall stand in the name of his brother who is dead, that his name be not blotted out from Israel.
- Darby Bible

And it shall be, that the first-born which she beareth, shall succeed in the name of his brother who is dead, that his name may not become extinct in Israel.
- Webster's Bible

It shall be, that the firstborn whom she bears shall succeed in the name of his brother who is dead, that his name not be blotted out of Israel.
- World English Bible

and it hath been, the first-born which she beareth doth rise for the name of his dead brother, and his name is not wiped away out of Israel.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And it shall be, that the first-born that she beareth shall succeed in the name of his brother that is dead, that his name be not blotted out of Israel.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 25:6


25:6 That his name be not put out - That a family be not lost. So this was a provision that the number of their families might not be diminished.


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