Genesis 38:29

Overview - Genesis 38
Judah begets Er, Onan, and Shelah.
Er's marriage with Tamar, and death.
The trespass of Onan.
11 Tamar is reserved for Shelah.
12 Judah's wife dies.
13 Tamar deceives Judah.
27 She bears twins, Pharez and Zarah.
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Genesis 38:29  (King James Version)
And it came to pass, as he drew back his hand, that, behold, his brother came out: and she said, How hast thou broken forth? this breach be upon thee: therefore his name was called Pharez.

M. 2283. B.C. 1721. How hast, etc. or, Wherefore hast
thou made this breach against thee? his name.
46:12 Numbers 26:20 ; 1 Chronicles 2:4 ; 9:4 Nehemiah 11:4 Nehemiah 11:6

Matthew 1:3 ; Luke 3:33

Pharez. i.e., a breach.