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1)

Why does the Torah list Er and Onan, who died in Eretz Kena'an (as the Torah itself states)?

1.

Ramban (in Pasuk 2): This has to do with Gilgul (reincarnation). 1


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Which the Ramban consistently refers to in vague terms. He also refers to his explanation on 38:8, in Vayeishev.

2)

And why does it fail to list the sons of Sheilah and Zerach?

1.

Targum Yonasan: Because all of their children were born in Egypt.

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