Description Of My Brother Er Essay

1371 Words Mar 31st, 2016 6 Pages
My brother Er is getting married today to nice woman named Tamar. She is relatively beautiful but her manners are a bit off. My father, Judah, is sitting to the right of me looking pleased that he had found a match for his eldest son. Tamar and him seem to get along just fine but they do not talk much to each other. I am not surprised though, Father and Mother do not talk much either. Onan, my other brother, is resting on my left looking dreadful as he knows he is next to be married. Onan always seems to be upset or angry, I do not understand why. We have a good life and family and now we have a new sister-in-law to add to our clan.
Er has passed away, we do not know why. I felt bad for his wife Tamar, she appear upset by this sudden occurrence. They seemed to be good companions. I rarely witnessed them bicker. I wondered what father will do with her. One day I found out while I was snooping in on their conversation. Snooping is easy for me to do because it is often forgotten that I am around. “בֹּא אֶל-אֵשֶׁת אָחִיךָ וְיַבֵּם אֹתָהּ; וְהָקֵם זֶרַע, לְאָחִיךָ”, Father said to Onan. Onan looked mad though. Father seemed to know that Onan would not be happy to comply because Onan and Er had never gotten along very well. I don’t think father knows the extent of their hatred for each other though. One time, while Onan, Er and I were walked…

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