=Pharez, (q.v.), breach, the son of Judah ( Nehemiah 11:4 ). "The chief of all the captains of the host for the first month" in the reign of David was taken from his family ( 1 Chronicles 27:3 ). Four hundred and sixty-eight of his "sons" came back from captivity with Zerubbabel, who himself was one of them ( 1 Chronicles 9:4 ; Nehemiah 11:6 ).
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
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Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Perez". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".