22 So he went back to Judah and said, “I didn’t find her. Besides, the men who lived there said, ‘There hasn’t been any shrine prostitute here.’ ”

Read Genesis 38:22 Using Other Translations

And he returned to Judah, and said, I cannot find her; and also the men of the place said, that there was no harlot in this place.
So he returned to Judah and said, "I have not found her. Also, the men of the place said, 'No cult prostitute has been here.'"
So Hirah returned to Judah and told him, “I couldn’t find her anywhere, and the men of the village claim they’ve never had a shrine prostitute there.”