28 Moreover, it took place while she was giving birth, that one baby put out a hand, and the midwife took and tied a scarlet thread on his hand, saying, “This one came out first.” 29 But it came about as he drew back his hand that behold, his brother came out. Then she said, “What a breach you have made for yourself!” So he was named [a](A)Perez. 30 Afterward his brother came out who had the scarlet thread on his hand; and he was named [b](B)Zerah.

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  1. Genesis 38:29 I.e., a breach
  2. Genesis 38:30 I.e., a dawning or brightness

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