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Bible Names N-Z: Perez


Perez in Easton's Bible Dictionary =Pharez, (q.v.), breach, the son of Judah (Neh. 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 Chr. 27:3). Four hundred and sixty-eight of his "sons" came back from captivity with Zerubbabel, who himself was one of them (1 Chr. 9:4; Neh. 11:6).

Perez in Fausset's Bible Dictionary (See PHAREZ.) An important family of Judah, of whom one was "chief of all the captains of the host for the first month" (1 Chronicles 27:3); 468 returned from Babylon; some settled in Jerusalem (Nehemiah 11:4-6).

Perez in Hitchcock's Bible Names divided

Perez in Naves Topical Bible -See PHAREZ

Perez in Smiths Bible Dictionary (breach). The "children of Perez," or Pharez, the son of Judah, appear to have been a family of importance for many centuries. 1Ch 27:3; Ne 11:4,6

Perez in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE pe'-rez, fa'-rez (perets, "breach"): One of the twins born to Judah by Tamar, Zerah's brother (Gen 38:29,30). In the King James Version Mt 1:3 and Lk 3:33, he is called "Phares," the name in 1 Esdras 5:5. He is "Pharez" in the King James Version Gen 46:12; Nu 26:20,21; Ruth 4:12,18; 1 Ch 2:4,5; 4:1; 9:4. In the King James Version and the Revised Version (British and American) 1 Ch 27:3; Neb 11:4,6, he is "Perez." He is important through the fact that by way of Ruth and Boaz and so through Jesse and David his genealogy comes upward to the Saviour. The patronymic "Pharzite" occurs in Nu 26:20 the King James Version. Perezites (Nu 16:20, the King James Version "Pharzites"). The patronymic of the name Perez. Henry Wallace

Perez Scripture - 1 Chronicles 27:3 Of the children of Perez [was] the chief of all the captains of the host for the first month.

Perez Scripture - Nehemiah 11:4 And at Jerusalem dwelt [certain] of the children of Judah, and of the children of Benjamin. Of the children of Judah; Athaiah the son of Uzziah, the son of Zechariah, the son of Amariah, the son of Shephatiah, the son of Mahalaleel, of the children of Perez;

Perez Scripture - Nehemiah 11:6 All the sons of Perez that dwelt at Jerusalem [were] four hundred threescore and eight valiant men.

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