Genesis 38:20
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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.

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.

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.

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,

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.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

As soon as Thamar heard of Judah's going to this feast, she took off her widow's clothes, put on a veil, and sat down, disguised as a harlot, by the gate of Enayim, where Judah would be sure to pass on his return from Timnath. Enayim was no doubt the same as Enam in the lowland of Judah (Joshua 15:34).

Genesis 38:20 Parallel Commentaries

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his friend.

Genesis 20:9 Then Abimelech called Abraham, and said to him, What have you done to us? and what have I offended you...

Leviticus 19:17 You shall not hate your brother in your heart: you shall in any wise rebuke your neighbor, and not suffer sin on him.

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

2 Samuel 13:3 But Amnon had a friend, whose name was Jonadab, the son of Shimeah David's brother: and Jonadab was a very subtle man.

Luke 23:12 And the same day Pilate and Herod were made friends together: for before they were at enmity between themselves.

Cross References
Genesis 38:1
It happened at that time that Judah went down from his brothers and turned aside to a certain Adullamite, whose name was Hirah.

Genesis 38:19
Then she arose and went away, and taking off her veil she put on the garments of her widowhood.

Genesis 38:21
And he asked the men of the place, "Where is the cult prostitute who was at Enaim at the roadside?" And they said, "No cult prostitute has been here."

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