Here we go again, more Bible Babes! Today we have Tamar. Tamar was the daughter-in-law of Judah. Her first husband, Er, for unknown reasons wouldn't let Tamar get pregnant. In a tribal nomadic society of the ancient Israelites, this was kinda a big deal. Women needed children to carry on the line and such. It's implied that Er was pulling out before he climaxed, which kinda was a no-no. So it is believed among the tribe that God smited him. So under the law at the time, Tamar married the next brother, Onan. He does the exact same thing - but at least his reason was motivated. Under law, any sons he gives her still count as the first brother's son, thus gets all the benefits, but also as the father gets HIS benefits. So Onan won't finish, God smites him, and that's that. Judah starts to think that Tamar might be a black seed, and since she is now promised to his youngest son, he decides to send her to her family. As time passes, Tamar believes that the last son won't be given to her, as promised, and she desperately needs a child to get her claim to her husbands riches. So she disguised herself as a prostitute and tempted Judah to sleep with her. She has twins. Judah thinks that she had been unfaithful to the tribal, and is about to kill her when she produces evidence that the babies are his. Once all of this is discovered, Judah had no choice but to allow her back into the family. Don't you just love the Bible?