Did Jesus descend from Perez or zerah?

What happened to zerah in the Bible?

Though he is not mentioned in the Bible, we see no reason to question it. Zerah died (about 1638 B.C.-S6), in Rameses, Goshen, Egypt.

What does zerah mean in the Bible?

The name Zerah is primarily a male name of Hebrew origin that means Brilliance. In the Bible, Zerah was the twin son of Tamar and Judah.

How is Boaz related to Perez?

11:4–6). They are said to have numbered 468 “men of substance.” The high station of the clan in Judah may be measured by the blessing that the men of Beth-Lehem bestowed on Boaz: “May your house be like the house of Perez whom Tamar bore to Judah” (Ruth 4:12). King David was descended from Perez through Boaz (4:18–22).

What tribe is Perez from?

Pérez, or Perez as most commonly written in English, is a Castilian Spanish surname.


Language(s) Spanish, Hebrew
Meaning Son of Pero or Pedro (Peter) / To breach or to burst forth
Region of origin Spain, Israel
Other names

Who is zerah the cushite?

ZERAH THE CUSHITE (Heb. זֶרַח הַכּוּשִׁי), military commander who invaded Judah in the time of *Asa. According to a story, preserved only in ii Chronicles 14:8–14, Zerah commanded a large army and 300 chariots against Judah and reached the environs of *Mareshah.

Who was Zare’s father?

And he himself was the son of his father Zare, one of the sons of Esau, and of his mother Bosorrha, so that he was the fifth from Abraam.

Who were Zerah’s children?

“The sons of Zerah were Zimri, Ethan, Heman, Calcol, and Dara—five of them in all” (1 Chronicles 2:6).

What language is Zerah?

Means “dawning, shining” in Hebrew.