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
the reign of David was taken from his family (1 Chr.
hundred and sixty-eight of his "sons" came back from
with Zerubbabel, who himself was one of them (1 Chr.
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
Perez in Naves Topical Bible
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
Perezites (Nu 16:20, the King James Version "Pharzites"). The
patronymic of the name Perez.
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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