Genesis 38:28 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

Genesis 38:28, NIV: "As she was giving birth, one of them put out his hand; so the midwife took a scarlet thread and tied it on his wrist and said, 'This one came out first.'"

Genesis 38:28, ESV: "And when she was in labor, one put out a hand, and the midwife took and tied a scarlet thread on his hand, saying, “This one came out first.”"

Genesis 38:28, KJV: "And it came to pass, when she travailed, that the one put out his hand: and the midwife took and bound upon his hand a scarlet thread, saying, This came out first."

Genesis 38:28, NASB: "Moreover, it took place while she was giving birth, that one baby put out a hand, and the midwife took and tied a scarlet thread on his hand, saying, 'This one came out first.'"

Genesis 38:28, NLT: "While she was in labor, one of the babies reached out his hand. The midwife grabbed it and tied a scarlet string around the child's wrist, announcing, 'This one came out first.'"

Genesis 38:28, CSB: "As she was giving birth, one of them put out his hand, and the midwife took it and tied a scarlet thread around it, announcing, "This one came out first.""

What does Genesis 38:28 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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