Genesis 38:26
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Judahיְהוּדָ֗ה
(ye·hu·dah)
3063: probably "praised," a son of Jacob, also his desc., the S. kingdom, also four Isr.probably from yadah
recognizedוַיַּכֵּ֣ר
(vai·yak·ker)
5234: to regard, recognizea prim. root
[them], and said,וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙
(vai·yo·mer)
559: to utter, saya prim. root
"She is moreמִמֶּ֔נִּי
(mim·men·ni,)
4480: froma prim. preposition
righteousצָֽדְקָ֣ה
(tza·de·kah)
6663: to be just or righteousdenominative verb from tsedeq
than 
 
4480: froma prim. preposition
I, inasmuchכִּֽי־
(ki-)
3588: that, for, whena prim. conjunction
as I did not giveנְתַתִּ֖יהָ
(ne·tat·ti·ha)
5414: to give, put, seta prim. root
her to my sonבְנִ֑י
(ve·ni;)
1121: sona prim. root
Shelah."לְשֵׁלָ֣ה
(le·she·lah)
7956: a son of Judahfrom shalah
And he did not have relationsלְדַעְתָּֽה
(le·da'·tah.)
3045: to knowa prim. root
with her again.יָסַ֥ף
(ya·saf)
3254: to adda prim. root









KJV Lexicon
And Judah
Yhuwdah  (yeh-hoo-daw')
celebrated; Jehudah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory -- Judah.
acknowledged
nakar  (naw-kar')
acknowledge, could, deliver, discern, dissemble, estrange, feign self to be another, know, take knowledge (notice), perceive, regard, (have) respect, behave (make) self strange(-ly).
them and said
'amar  (aw-mar')
to say (used with great latitude)
She hath been more righteous
tsadaq  (tsaw-dak')
to be (causatively, make) right (in a moral or forensic sense) -- cleanse, clear self, (be, do) just(-ice, -ify, -ify self), (be turn to) righteous(-ness).
than I because that I gave
nathan  (naw-than')
to give, used with greatest latitude of application (put, make, etc.)
her not to Shelah
Shelah  (shay-law')
request; Shelah, the name of a postdiluvian patriarch and of an Israelite -- Shelah.
my son
ben  (bane)
a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc.
And he knew her
yada`  (yaw-dah')
to know (properly, to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, figuratively, literally, euphemistically and inferentially
again
yacaph  (yaw-saf')
to add or augment (often adverbial, to continue to do a thing)
no more
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 Bible
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 Christian Standard 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.

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.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Judah recognized them and said, "She's not guilty. I am! She did this because I haven't given her my son Shelah." Judah never made love to her again.

King James 2000 Bible
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.
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