Genesis 38:15
Text Analysis
7200 [e]וַיִּרְאֶ֣הָ
And when saw herConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms | 3fs
3063 [e]יְהוּדָ֔ה
2803 [e]וַֽיַּחְשְׁבֶ֖הָ
he thought she [was]Conj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms | 3fs
2181 [e]לְזוֹנָ֑ה
a harlotPrep-l | N-fs
3588 [e]כִּ֥י
3680 [e]כִסְּתָ֖ה
she had coveredV-Piel-Perf-3fs
6440 [e]פָּנֶֽיהָ׃
her faceN-mpc | 3fs

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 38:15 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיִּרְאֶ֣הָ יְהוּדָ֔ה וַֽיַּחְשְׁבֶ֖הָ לְזֹונָ֑ה כִּ֥י כִסְּתָ֖ה פָּנֶֽיהָ׃

בראשית 38:15 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויראה יהודה ויחשבה לזונה כי כסתה פניה׃

בראשית 38:15 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויראה יהודה ויחשבה לזונה כי כסתה פניה׃

בראשית 38:15 Hebrew Bible
ויראה יהודה ויחשבה לזונה כי כסתה פניה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
When Judah saw her, he thought she was a harlot, for she had covered her face.

King James Bible
When Judah saw her, he thought her to be an harlot; because she had covered her face.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When Judah saw her, he thought she was a prostitute, for she had covered her face.
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