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Biblical Origins of Masturbation/Onanism, In the Word of God?
By Ahmed Eldin
First let us look the meaning of the word “Onanism”.
Onanism: “The withdraw of the penis from the vagina before ejaculation. ( The New Collins Dictionary)
Masturbation and Onanism have the same meaning:
“Onan (אוֹנָן "Strong", Standard Hebrew Onan, Tiberian Hebrew ʾÔnān) is a person described in the book of Genesis in the Hebrew Bible. The word onanism, an older term for masturbation, derives from his name because of one interpretation of his actions in the Bible. Source: (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onanism)”
Having said that, let us see from the Bible the origins of Onanism/Masturbation.
8. And Judah said unto Onan, Go in unto thy brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother.
9. And Onan knew that the seed should not be his; and it came to pass, when he went in unto his brother's wife, that he spilled it on the ground, lest that he should give seed to his brother. (Genesis 38:8-9)
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