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{Genesis 38:14} And she put 5493 z0 her widow's 491 garments 899 off y5493 z8686 from x4480 x5921 her, and covered x3680 her y3680 z8762 with a vail, 6809 and wrapped herself, 5968 z8691 and sat x3427 in y3427 z8799 an open y5869 x5879 place, 6607 which x834 [is] by x5921 the way 1870 to Timnath; 8553 for x3588 she saw 7200 z8804 that x3588 Shelah 7956 was grown, 1431 z8804 and she x1931 was not x3808 given 5414 z8738 unto him to wife. 802
and sat:
"Now [is she] without, now in the streets, and lieth in wait at every corner.)" {Prv 7:12} + "Lift up thine eyes unto the high places, and see where thou hast not been lien with. In the ways hast thou sat for them, as the Arabian in the wilderness; and thou hast polluted the land with thy whoredoms and with thy wickedness." {Jer 3:2} + "Thou hast built thy high place at every head of the way, and hast made thy beauty to be abhorred, and hast opened thy feet to every one that passed by, and multiplied thy whoredoms." {Ezk 16:25}
an open place:
Heb. the door of eyes, or of Enajim, Some think ainayim means "the two fountains," or "double fountain;" while others regard it as a proper name, and the same as Enaim, a city of Judah ("And Zanoah, and Engannim, Tappuah, and Enam," {Jsh 15:34}). So the LXX render it Enan.
"And in process of time the daughter of Shuah Judah's wife died; and Judah was comforted, and went up unto his sheepshearers to Timnath, he and his friend Hirah the Adullamite. ... And it was told Tamar, saying, Behold thy father in law goeth up to Timnath to shear his sheep." {Gen 38:12-13}
that Shelah:
"Then said Judah to Tamar his daughter in law, Remain a widow at thy father's house, till Shelah my son be grown: for he said, Lest peradventure he die also, as his brethren [did]. And Tamar went and dwelt in her father's house." {Gen 38:11} + "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." {Gen 38:26} - Cross Reference Bible Search

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