Genesis 38:23
Good News Translation
Judah said, "Let her keep the things. We don't want people to laugh at us. I did try to pay her, but you couldn't find her."

Contemporary English Version
"If you couldn't find her, we'll just let her keep the things I gave her," Judah answered. "And we'd better forget about the goat, or else we'll look like fools."

Douay-Rheims Bible
Juda said: Let her take it to herself, surely she cannot charge us with a lie, I sent the kid which I promised: and thou didst not find her.

New American Bible
“Let her keep the things,” Judah replied; “otherwise we will become a laughingstock. After all, I did send her this young goat, but you did not find her.”

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Juda said: Let her take it to herself, surely she cannot charge us with a lie, I sent the kid which I promised: and thou didst not find her.

lest we.

2 Samuel 12:9 Why therefore hast thou despised the word of the Lord, to do evil in my sight? Thou hast killed Urias the Hethite with the sword, and hast taken his wife to be thy wife, and hast slain him with the sword of the children of Ammon.

Proverbs 6:33 Because the jealousy and rage of the husband will not spare in the day of revenge,

Romans 6:21 What fruit therefore had you then in those things of which you are now ashamed? For the end of them is death.

2 Corinthians 4:2 But we renounce the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness nor adulterating the word of God: but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience, in the sight of God.

Ephesians 5:12 For the things that are done by them in secret, it is a shame even to speak of.

Revelation 16:15 Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.

be shamed.

Context
Judah and Tamar
22He returned to Juda, and said to him: I have not found her; moreover, the men of that place said to me, that there never sat a harlot there. 23Juda said: Let her take it to herself, surely she cannot charge us with a lie, I sent the kid which I promised: and thou didst not find her.24And behold, after three months, they told Juda, saying: Thamar, thy daughter-in-law, hath played the harlot, and she appeareth to have a big belly. And Juda said: Bring her out that she may be burnt.…
Cross References
Genesis 38:22
He returned to Juda, and said to him: I have not found her; moreover, the men of that place said to me, that there never sat a harlot there.

Genesis 38:24
And behold, after three months, they told Juda, saying: Thamar, thy daughter-in-law, hath played the harlot, and she appeareth to have a big belly. And Juda said: Bring her out that she may be burnt.

Additional Translations
“Let her keep the items,” Judah replied. “Otherwise we will become a laughingstock. After all, I did send her this young goat, but you could not find her.”And Judah said, Let her take it to her, lest we be shamed: behold, I sent this kid, and you have not found her.

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.

And Judas said, Let her have them, but let us not be ridiculed; I sent this kid, but thou hast not found her.

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.

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.

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

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

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