Genesis 38:24
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
1961 [e]וַיְהִ֣י ׀
way-hî
And it came to passConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
7969 [e]כְּמִשְׁלֹ֣שׁ
kə-miš-lōš
about after threePrep-k, Prep-m | Number-fsc
2320 [e]חֳדָשִׁ֗ים
ḥo-ḏā-šîm,
monthsN-mp
5046 [e]וַיֻּגַּ֨ד
way-yug-gaḏ
that was toldConj-w | V-Hofal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3063 [e]לִֽיהוּדָ֤ה
lî-hū-ḏāh
JudahPrep-l | N-proper-ms
559 [e]לֵֽאמֹר֙
lê-mōr
sayingPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
2181 [e]זָֽנְתָה֙
zā-nə-ṯāh
has played the harlotV-Qal-Perf-3fs
8559 [e]תָּמָ֣ר
tā-mār
TamarN-proper-fs
3618 [e]כַּלָּתֶ֔ךָ
kal-lā-ṯe-ḵā,
your daughter-in-lawN-fsc | 2ms
1571 [e]וְגַ֛ם
wə-ḡam
and furthermoreConj-w | Conj
2009 [e]הִנֵּ֥ה
hin-nêh
beholdInterjection
2030 [e]הָרָ֖ה
hā-rāh
she [is] pregnantAdj-fs
2183 [e]לִזְנוּנִ֑ים
liz-nū-nîm;
by harlotryPrep-l | N-mp
559 [e]וַיֹּ֣אמֶר
way-yō-mer
So saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3063 [e]יְהוּדָ֔ה
yə-hū-ḏāh,
JudahN-proper-ms
3318 [e]הוֹצִיא֖וּהָ
hō-w-ṣî-’ū-hā
bring her outV-Hifil-Imp-mp | 3fs
8313 [e]וְתִשָּׂרֵֽף׃
wə-ṯiś-śā-rêp̄.
and let her be burnedConj-w | V-Nifal-ConjImperf-3fs









Hebrew Texts
בראשית 38:24 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְהִ֣י ׀ כְּמִשְׁלֹ֣שׁ חֳדָשִׁ֗ים וַיֻּגַּ֨ד לִֽיהוּדָ֤ה לֵֽאמֹר֙ זָֽנְתָה֙ תָּמָ֣ר כַּלָּתֶ֔ךָ וְגַ֛ם הִנֵּ֥ה הָרָ֖ה לִזְנוּנִ֑ים וַיֹּ֣אמֶר יְהוּדָ֔ה הֹוצִיא֖וּהָ וְתִשָּׂרֵֽף׃

בראשית 38:24 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויהי ׀ כמשלש חדשים ויגד ליהודה לאמר זנתה תמר כלתך וגם הנה הרה לזנונים ויאמר יהודה הוציאוה ותשרף׃

בראשית 38:24 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויהי ׀ כמשלש חדשים ויגד ליהודה לאמר זנתה תמר כלתך וגם הנה הרה לזנונים ויאמר יהודה הוציאוה ותשרף׃

בראשית 38:24 Hebrew Bible
ויהי כמשלש חדשים ויגד ליהודה לאמר זנתה תמר כלתך וגם הנה הרה לזנונים ויאמר יהודה הוציאוה ותשרף׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now it was about three months later that Judah was informed, "Your daughter-in-law Tamar has played the harlot, and behold, she is also with child by harlotry." Then Judah said, "Bring her out and let her be burned!"

King James Bible
And it came to pass about three months after, that it was told Judah, saying, Tamar thy daughter in law hath played the harlot; and also, behold, she is with child by whoredom. And Judah said, Bring her forth, and let her be burnt.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
About three months later Judah was told, "Your daughter-in-law, Tamar, has been acting like a prostitute, and now she is pregnant."" Bring her out!" Judah said. "Let her be burned to death!"
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

played the harlot.

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Hosea 3:3 And I said to her, You shall abide for me many days; you shall not …

Hosea 4:15 Though you, Israel, play the harlot, yet let not Judah offend; and …

let her.

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Leviticus 20:10 And the man that commits adultery with another man's wife, even he …

Leviticus 21:9 And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing …

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Deuteronomy 24:16 The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall …

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Jeremiah 29:22,23 And of them shall be taken up a curse by all the captivity of Judah …

Matthew 7:1-5 Judge not, that you be not judged…

Romans 2:1,2 Therefore you are inexcusable, O man, whoever you are that judge: …

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