Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And Judah will say, She shall take to her, lest we shall be for a contempt: Behold, I sent this kid, and thou didst not find her.

New American Standard Bible

Then Judah said, “Let her keep them, otherwise we will become a laughingstock. After all, I sent this young goat, but you did not find her.”

King James Version

And Judah said, Let her take it to her, lest we be shamed: behold, I sent this kid, and thou hast not found her.

Holman Bible

Judah replied, “Let her keep the items for herself; otherwise we will become a laughingstock. After all, I did send this young goat, but you couldn’t find her.”

International Standard Version

Then Judah said, "Let her have those things. Otherwise, we'll become contemptible. I sent this young goat, but you didn't find her."

A Conservative Version

And Judah said, Let her take it to her, lest we be put to shame. Behold, I sent this kid, and thou have not found her.

American Standard Version

And Judah said, Let her take it to her, lest we be put to shame: behold, I sent this kid, and thou hast not found her.

Amplified

Then Judah said, “Let her keep the things (pledge articles) for herself, otherwise we will be a laughingstock [searching everywhere for her]. After all, I sent this young goat, but you did not find her.”

Bible in Basic English

And Judah said, Let her keep the things, so that we may not be shamed; I sent the young goat, but you did not see the woman.

Darby Translation

Then Judah said, Let her take it for herself, lest we be put to shame. Behold, I sent this kid, and thou hast not found her.

King James 2000

And Judah said, Let her keep it to her, lest we be shamed: behold, I sent this kid, and you have not found her.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Judah said, "Let her take [them] for herself, lest we be {laughed at}. Behold, I sent this kid, but you could not find her."

Modern King James verseion

And Judah said, Let her take it to her, lest we be ashamed. Behold, I sent this kid, and you have not found her.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Judah said, "Let her take it to her, lest we be shamed: for I sent the kid and thou couldest not find her."

NET Bible

Judah said, "Let her keep the things for herself. Otherwise we will appear to be dishonest. I did indeed send this young goat, but you couldn't find her."

New Heart English Bible

Judah said, "Let her keep it, lest we be shamed. Behold, I sent this kid, and you haven't found her."

The Emphasized Bible

And Judah said: Thou must take it to her, lest we become a contempt, - lo! I sent this kid, and, thou, hast not found her.

Webster

And Judah said, Let her take it to her, lest we be shamed: behold, I sent this kid, and thou hast not found her.

World English Bible

Judah said, "Let her keep it, lest we be shamed. Behold, I sent this young goat, and you haven't found her."

Youngs Literal Translation

and Judah saith, 'Let her take to herself, lest we become despised; lo, I sent this kid, and thou hast not found her.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יהוּדה 
Y@huwdah 
Usage: 648

לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

it to her, lest we be shamed
בּוּז 
Buwz 
Usage: 11

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

גּדי 
G@diy 
kid
Usage: 16

and thou hast not found
מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

References

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Judah And Tamar

22 And he will turn back to Judah, and will say, I found her not; and also the men of the place said, No harlot was here. 23 And Judah will say, She shall take to her, lest we shall be for a contempt: Behold, I sent this kid, and thou didst not find her. 24 And it will be after three months, and it will be announced to Judah, saying, Tamar thy daughter-in-law committed fornication; and also, behold, she conceived by fornication. And Judah will say, Bring her forth, and she shall be burnt


Cross References

2 Samuel 12:9

Wherefore didst thou despise the word of Jehovah to do evil in his eyes? Uriah the Hittite thou didst strike with the sword, and his wife thou tookest to thee for a wife, and thou didst kill him with the sword of the sons of Ammon.

Proverbs 6:33

A blow and contempt shall he find; and his reproach shall not be wiped away.

Romans 6:21

Therefore what fruit had ye then of what ye are now ashamed? for the end of these, death.

2 Corinthians 4:2

But have renounced the hidden things of shame, not walking in craft, neither adulterating the word of God; but by manifestation of the truth recommending ourselves to every consciousness of man before God.

Ephesians 5:12

For the things done secretly by them it is also shameful to speak.

Revelation 16:15

(Behold, I come as a thief. Happy he watching, and keeping his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.)

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