Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Judah recognized them, and said, "She is more righteous than I, inasmuch as I did not give her to my son Shelah." And he did not have relations with her again.

King James Version

And Judah acknowledged them, and said, She hath been more righteous than I; because that I gave her not to Shelah my son. And he knew her again no more.

Holman Bible

Judah recognized them and said, “She is more in the right than I, since I did not give her to my son Shelah.” And he did not know her intimately again.

International Standard Version

When Judah recognized them, he admitted, "She is more upright than I, because I never did give her my son Shelah." And he never had sex with her again.

A Conservative Version

And Judah acknowledged them, and said, She is more righteous than I, inasmuch as I did not give her to Shelah my son. And he knew her again no more.

American Standard Version

And Judah acknowledged them, and said, She is more righteous than I; forasmuch as I gave her not to Shelah my son. And he knew her again no more.

Amplified

And Judah acknowledged them and said, She has been more righteous and just than I, because I did not give her to Shelah my son. And he did not cohabit with her again.

Bible in Basic English

Then Judah said openly that they were his, and said, She is more upright than I am, for I did not give her to Shelah my son. And he had no more connection with her.

Darby Translation

And Judah acknowledged them, and said, She is more righteous than I, because I have not given her to Shelah my son. And he knew her again no more.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Judah acknowledged them, and said, She has been more righteous than I because I did not give her to Shelah, my son. And he knew her again no more.

Julia Smith Translation

And Judah will recognise, and will say, She was justified more than I, because that I gave her not to Shelah my son: and he will not add to know her yet again.

King James 2000

And Judah acknowledged them, and said, She has been more righteous than I; because I gave her not to Shelah my son. And he knew her again no more.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Judah recognized [them] and said, "She is more righteous than I, since I did not give her to my son Shelah." And he did not know her again.

Modern King James verseion

And Judah acknowledged them, and said, She has been more righteous than I have, because I did not give her to my son Shelah. And he never knew her again.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Judah knew them, saying, "She is more righteous than I, because I gave her not to Shelah my son." But he lay with her no more.

NET Bible

Judah recognized them and said, "She is more upright than I am, because I wouldn't give her to Shelah my son." He did not have sexual relations with her again.

New Heart English Bible

Judah acknowledged them, and said, "She is more righteous than I, because I did not give her to Shelah, my son." He knew her again no more.

The Emphasized Bible

So Judah examined them and said - More righteous than I! forasmuch, as I had not given her to Shelah my son. And he knew her again no more.

Webster

And Judah acknowledged them, and said She hath been more righteous than I; because that I gave her not to Shelah my son: and he knew her again no more.

World English Bible

Judah acknowledged them, and said, "She is more righteous than I, because I didn't give her to Shelah, my son." He knew her again no more.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Judah discerneth and saith, 'She hath been more righteous than I, because that I did not give her to Shelah my son;' and he hath not added to know her again.

Interlinear

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

them, and said

Usage: 0

נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

her not to Shelah
שׁלה 
Shelah 
Usage: 8

יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Judah And Tamar

25 It was while she was being brought out that she sent to her father-in-law, saying, "I am with child by the man to whom these things belong." And she said, "Please examine and see, whose signet ring and cords and staff are these?" 26 Judah recognized them, and said, "She is more righteous than I, inasmuch as I did not give her to my son Shelah." And he did not have relations with her again. 27 It came about at the time she was giving birth, that behold, there were twins in her womb.


Cross References

1 Samuel 24:17

He said to David, "You are more righteous than I; for you have dealt well with me, while I have dealt wickedly with you.

Genesis 4:1

Now the man had relations with his wife Eve, and she conceived and gave birth to Cain, and she said, "I have gotten a manchild with the help of the LORD."

Genesis 37:33

Then he examined it and said, "It is my son's tunic. A wild beast has devoured him; Joseph has surely been torn to pieces!"

Genesis 38:14

So she removed her widow's garments and covered herself with a veil, and wrapped herself, and sat in the gateway of Enaim, which is on the road to Timnah; for she saw that Shelah had grown up, and she had not been given to him as a wife.

2 Samuel 16:22

So they pitched a tent for Absalom on the roof, and Absalom went in to his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.

2 Samuel 20:3

Then David came to his house at Jerusalem, and the king took the ten women, the concubines whom he had left to keep the house, and placed them under guard and provided them with sustenance, but did not go in to them. So they were shut up until the day of their death, living as widows.

2 Samuel 24:17

Then David spoke to the LORD when he saw the angel who was striking down the people, and said, "Behold, it is I who have sinned, and it is I who have done wrong; but these sheep, what have they done? Please let Your hand be against me and against my father's house."

Job 4:5

"But now it has come to you, and you are impatient; It touches you, and you are dismayed.

Job 34:31-32

"For has anyone said to God, 'I have borne chastisement; I will not offend anymore;

Job 40:5

"Once I have spoken, and I will not answer; Even twice, and I will add nothing more."

Ezekiel 16:52

"Also bear your disgrace in that you have made judgment favorable for your sisters. Because of your sins in which you acted more abominably than they, they are more in the right than you. Yes, be also ashamed and bear your disgrace, in that you made your sisters appear righteous.

Habakkuk 1:13

Your eyes are too pure to approve evil, And You can not look on wickedness with favor Why do You look with favor On those who deal treacherously? Why are You silent when the wicked swallow up Those more righteous than they?

Matthew 3:8

"Therefore bear fruit in keeping with repentance;

John 8:9

When they heard it, they began to go out one by one, beginning with the older ones, and He was left alone, and the woman, where she was, in the center of the court.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;

Romans 13:12

The night is almost gone, and the day is near Therefore let us lay aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.

Titus 2:11-12

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

1 Peter 4:2-3

so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.

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