Genesis 38:23
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
559 [e]וַיֹּ֤אמֶר
way-yō-mer
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3063 [e]יְהוּדָה֙
yə-hū-ḏāh
JudahN-proper-ms
3947 [e]תִּֽקַּֽח־
tiq-qaḥ-
let her take [them]V-Qal-Imperf-3fs
  לָ֔הּ
lāh,
for herselfPrep | 3fs
6435 [e]פֶּ֖ן
pen
lestConj
1961 [e]נִהְיֶ֣ה
nih-yeh
we beV-Qal-Imperf-1cp
937 [e]לָב֑וּז
lā-ḇūz;
shamedPrep-l | N-ms
2009 [e]הִנֵּ֤ה
hin-nêh
ForInterjection
7971 [e]שָׁלַ֙חְתִּי֙
šā-laḥ-tî
I sentV-Qal-Perf-1cs
1423 [e]הַגְּדִ֣י
hag-gə-ḏî
young goatArt | N-ms
2088 [e]הַזֶּ֔ה
haz-zeh,
thisArt | Pro-ms
859 [e]וְאַתָּ֖ה
wə-’at-tāh
and youConj-w | Pro-2ms
3808 [e]לֹ֥א
notAdv-NegPrt
4672 [e]מְצָאתָֽהּ׃
mə-ṣā-ṯāh.
have found herV-Qal-Perf-2ms | 3fs









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 38:23 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֤אמֶר יְהוּדָה֙ תִּֽקַּֽח־לָ֔הּ פֶּ֖ן נִהְיֶ֣ה לָב֑וּז הִנֵּ֤ה שָׁלַ֙חְתִּי֙ הַגְּדִ֣י הַזֶּ֔ה וְאַתָּ֖ה לֹ֥א מְצָאתָֽהּ׃

בראשית 38:23 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר יהודה תקח־לה פן נהיה לבוז הנה שלחתי הגדי הזה ואתה לא מצאתה׃

בראשית 38:23 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר יהודה תקח־לה פן נהיה לבוז הנה שלחתי הגדי הזה ואתה לא מצאתה׃

בראשית 38:23 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר יהודה תקח לה פן נהיה לבוז הנה שלחתי הגדי הזה ואתה לא מצאתה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Then Judah said, "Let her keep them, otherwise we will become a laughingstock. After all, I sent this young goat, but you did not find her."

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Judah replied, "Let her keep the items for herself; otherwise we will become a laughingstock. After all, I did send this young goat, but you couldn't find her."
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be shamed. Heb. become a contempt.

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