breach, the elder of the twin sons of Judah ( Genesis 38:29 ). From him the royal line of David sprang ( Ruth 4:18-22 ). "The chief of all the captains of the host" was of the children of Perez ( 1 Chronicles 27:3 ; Matthew 1:3 ).
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Pharez". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".