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 38:28
38:27 When the time came for her to give birth, there were twins in her womb.
Vayehi be'et lidetah vehineh te'omim bevitnah.
38:28 As she was in labor, one of them put out an arm. The midwife grasped it and tied a crimson thread on it. 'This one came out first,' she announced.
Vayehi velidetah vayiten-yad vatikach hameyaledet vatikshor al-yado shani lemor zeh yatsa rishonah.



Commentary:

crimson thread
  See Exodus 25:4.





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