Genesis 38:20
New International Version
Meanwhile Judah sent the young goat by his friend the Adullamite in order to get his pledge back from the woman, but he did not find her.

New Living Translation
Later Judah asked his friend Hirah the Adullamite to take the young goat to the woman and to pick up the things he had given her as his guarantee. But Hirah couldn't find her.

English Standard Version
When Judah sent the young goat by his friend the Adullamite to take back the pledge from the woman’s hand, he did not find her.

Berean Study Bible
Now when Judah sent his friend Hirah the Adullamite with the young goat to collect the items he had left with the woman, he could not find her.

New American Standard Bible
When Judah sent the young goat by his friend the Adullamite, to receive the pledge from the woman's hand, he did not find her.

King James Bible
And Judah sent the kid by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive his pledge from the woman's hand: but he found her not.

Christian Standard Bible
When Judah sent the young goat by his friend the Adullamite in order to get back the items he had left with the woman, he could not find her.

Contemporary English Version
Judah asked his friend Hirah take a goat to the woman, so he could get back the ring and walking stick, but she wasn't there.

Good News Translation
Judah sent his friend Hirah to take the goat and get back from the woman the articles he had pledged, but Hirah could not find her.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When Judah sent the young goat by his friend the Adullamite in order to get back the items he had left with the woman, he could not find her.

International Standard Version
Later on, Judah sent his Adullamite friend to take her a young goat, intending to retrieve what he had put up as security from the woman, but he could not find her.

NET Bible
Then Judah had his friend Hirah the Adullamite take a young goat to get back from the woman the items he had given in pledge, but Hirah could not find her.

New Heart English Bible
Judah sent the kid of the goats by the hand of his friend, the Adullamite, to receive the pledge from the woman's hand, but he did not find her.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Judah sent his friend Hirah to deliver the young goat so that he could get back his deposit from the woman, but his friend couldn't find her.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Judah sent the kid of the goats by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive the pledge from the woman's hand; but he found her not.

New American Standard 1977
When Judah sent the kid by his friend the Adullamite, to receive the pledge from the woman’s hand, he did not find her.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Judah sent the kid by the hand of his friend, the Adullamite, to receive his pledge from the woman's hand; but he did not find her.

King James 2000 Bible
And Judah sent the kid by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive his pledge from the woman's hand: but he found her not.

American King James Version
And Judah sent the kid by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive his pledge from the woman's hand: but he found her not.

American Standard Version
And Judah sent the kid of the goats by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive the pledge from the woman's hand: but he found her not.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Judas sent the kid of the goats by the hand of his shepherd the Odollamite, to receive the pledge from the woman; and he found her not.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Juda sent a kid by his shepherd, the Odollamite, that he might receive the pledge again, which he had given to the woman: but he, not finding her,

Darby Bible Translation
And Judah sent the kid of the goats by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive the pledge from the woman's hand; but he found her not.

English Revised Version
And Judah sent the kid of the goats by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive the pledge from the woman's hand: but he found her not.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Judah sent the kid by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive his pledge from the woman's hand: but he found her not.

World English Bible
Judah sent the young goat by the hand of his friend, the Adullamite, to receive the pledge from the woman's hand, but he didn't find her.

Young's Literal Translation
And Judah sendeth the kid of the goats by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive the pledge from the hand of the woman, and he hath not found her.
Study Bible
Judah and Tamar
19After she got up and left, she removed her veil and put on her widow’s garments again. 20Now when Judah sent his friend Hirah the Adullamite with the young goat to collect the items he had left with the woman, he could not find her. 21He asked the men of that place, “Where is the temple prostitute who was beside the road at Enaim?” “No temple prostitute has been here,” they answered.…
Cross References
Genesis 38:1
About that time, Judah left his brothers and settled near a man named Hirah, an Adullamite.

Genesis 38:19
After she got up and left, she removed her veil and put on her widow's garments again.

Genesis 38:21
He asked the men of that place, "Where is the temple prostitute who was beside the road at Enaim?" "No temple prostitute has been here," they answered.

Treasury of Scripture

And Judah sent the kid by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive his pledge from the woman's hand: but he found her not.

his friend.

Genesis 20:9
Then Abimelech called Abraham, and said unto him, What hast thou done unto us? and what have I offended thee, that thou hast brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin? thou hast done deeds unto me that ought not to be done.

Leviticus 19:17
Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him.

Judges 14:20
But Samson's wife was given to his companion, whom he had used as his friend.







Lexicon
Now when Judah
יְהוּדָ֜ה (yə·hū·ḏāh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3063: Judah -- 'praised', a son of Jacob, also the southern kingdom, also four Israelites

sent
וַיִּשְׁלַ֨ח (way·yiš·laḥ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7971: To send away, for, out

his friend [Hirah]
רֵעֵ֣הוּ (rê·‘ê·hū)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7453: Friend, companion, fellow

the Adullamite
הָֽעֲדֻלָּמִ֔י (hā·‘ă·ḏul·lā·mî)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5726: Adullamite -- inhabitant of Adullam

with
בְּיַד֙ (bə·yaḏ)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3027: A hand

the young goat
גְּדִ֣י (gə·ḏî)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1423: A kid (a young goat)

to collect
לָקַ֥חַת (lā·qa·ḥaṯ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's Hebrew 3947: To take

the items he had left with
הָעֵרָב֖וֹן (hā·‘ê·rā·ḇō·wn)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6162: A pledge

the woman,
הָאִשָּׁ֑ה (hā·’iš·šāh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

he could not
וְלֹ֖א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

find her.
מְצָאָֽהּ׃ (mə·ṣā·’āh)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present
Verse 20. - And Judah sent the kid - literally, the kid of the goats, which he had promised (ver. 17) - by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive his pledge from the woman's hand: but (literally, and) he (i.e. Hirah) found her not. 38:1-30 The profligate conduct of Judah and his family. - This chapter gives an account of Judah and his family, and such an account it is, that it seems a wonder that of all Jacob's sons, our Lord should spring out of Judah, Heb 7:14. But God will show that his choice is of grace and not of merit, and that Christ came into the world to save sinners, even the chief. Also, that the worthiness of Christ is of himself, and not from his ancestors. How little reason had the Jews, who were so called from this Judah, to boast as they did, Joh 8:41. What awful examples the Lord proclaims in his punishments, of his utter displeasure at sin! Let us seek grace from God to avoid every appearance of sin. And let that state of humbleness to which Jesus submitted, when he came to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself, in appointing such characters as those here recorded, to be his ancestors, endear the Redeemer to our hearts.
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