Bible: Genesis 38:20-23

38:20 Then Judah had his friend Hirah 1  the Adullamite take a young goat to get back from the woman the items he had given in pledge, 2  but Hirah 3  could not find her. 38:21 He asked the men who were there, 4 Where is the cult prostitute 5  who was at Enaim by the road?” But they replied, “There has been no cult prostitute here.” 38:22 So he returned to Judah and said, “I couldn’t find her. Moreover, the men of the place said, ‘There has been no cult prostitute here.’ 38:23 Judah said, “Let her keep the things 6  for herself. Otherwise we will appear to be dishonest. 7  I did indeed send this young goat, but you couldn’t find her.”

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