Genesis 38:29
Text Analysis
1961 [e]וַיְהִ֣י ׀
And it came to passConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
7725 [e]כְּמֵשִׁ֣יב
as he drew backPrep-k | V-Hifil-Prtcpl-ms
3027 [e]יָד֗וֹ
his handN-fsc | 3ms
2009 [e]וְהִנֵּה֙
beholdConj-w | Interjection
3318 [e]יָצָ֣א
came outV-Qal-Perf-3ms
251 [e]אָחִ֔יו
his brotherN-msc | 3ms
559 [e]וַתֹּ֕אמֶר
and she saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3fs
4100 [e]מַה־
6555 [e]פָּרַ֖צְתָּ
have you broken forthV-Qal-Perf-2ms
5921 [e]עָלֶ֣יךָ
upon youPrep | 2ms
6556 [e]פָּ֑רֶץ
[is a] breachN-ms
7121 [e]וַיִּקְרָ֥א
Therefore was calledConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
8034 [e]שְׁמ֖וֹ
his nameN-msc | 3ms
6557 [e]פָּֽרֶץ׃

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 38:29 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיְהִ֣י ׀ כְּמֵשִׁ֣יב יָדֹ֗ו וְהִנֵּה֙ יָצָ֣א אָחִ֔יו וַתֹּ֕אמֶר מַה־פָּרַ֖צְתָּ עָלֶ֣יךָ פָּ֑רֶץ וַיִּקְרָ֥א שְׁמֹ֖ו פָּֽרֶץ׃

בראשית 38:29 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויהי ׀ כמשיב ידו והנה יצא אחיו ותאמר מה־פרצת עליך פרץ ויקרא שמו פרץ׃

בראשית 38:29 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויהי ׀ כמשיב ידו והנה יצא אחיו ותאמר מה־פרצת עליך פרץ ויקרא שמו פרץ׃

בראשית 38:29 Hebrew Bible
ויהי כמשיב ידו והנה יצא אחיו ותאמר מה פרצת עליך פרץ ויקרא שמו פרץ׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
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 Perez.

King James Bible
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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But then he pulled his hand back, and his brother came out. Then she said, "You have broken out first!" So he was named Perez.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


his name.

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Phares. Pharez. i.e., a breach.

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