Genesis 38:26
Text Analysis
5234 [e]וַיַּכֵּ֣ר
So acknowledged [them]Conj-w | V-Hifil-ConsecImperf-3ms
3063 [e]יְהוּדָ֗ה
559 [e]וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙
and saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
6663 [e]צָֽדְקָ֣ה
She is more righteousV-Qal-Perf-3fs
4480 [e]מִמֶּ֔נִּי
than IPrep | 1cs
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
5921 [e]עַל־
3651 [e]כֵּ֥ן
3808 [e]לֹא־
5414 [e]נְתַתִּ֖יהָ
I did give herV-Qal-Perf-1cs | 3fs
7956 [e]לְשֵׁלָ֣ה
to ShelahPrep-l | N-proper-ms
1121 [e]בְנִ֑י
my sonN-msc | 1cs
3808 [e]וְלֹֽא־
And neverConj-w | Adv-NegPrt
3254 [e]יָסַ֥ף
5750 [e]ע֖וֹד
3045 [e]לְדַעְתָּֽה׃‪‬
he knew herPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf | 3fs

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 38:26 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיַּכֵּ֣ר יְהוּדָ֗ה וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ צָֽדְקָ֣ה מִמֶּ֔נִּי כִּֽי־עַל־כֵּ֥ן לֹא־נְתַתִּ֖יהָ לְשֵׁלָ֣ה בְנִ֑י וְלֹֽא־יָסַ֥ף עֹ֖וד לְדַעְתָּֽה ׃

בראשית 38:26 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויכר יהודה ויאמר צדקה ממני כי־על־כן לא־נתתיה לשלה בני ולא־יסף עוד לדעתה ׃

בראשית 38:26 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויכר יהודה ויאמר צדקה ממני כי־על־כן לא־נתתיה לשלה בני ולא־יסף עוד לדעתה ׃

בראשית 38:26 Hebrew Bible
ויכר יהודה ויאמר צדקה ממני כי על כן לא נתתיה לשלה בני ולא יסף עוד לדעתה׃

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.
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