Genesis 38:30
New International Version
Then his brother, who had the scarlet thread on his wrist, came out. And he was named Zerah.

New Living Translation
Then the baby with the scarlet string on his wrist was born, and he was named Zerah.

English Standard Version
Afterward his brother came out with the scarlet thread on his hand, and his name was called Zerah.

Berean Study Bible
Then his brother came out with the scarlet thread around his wrist, and he was named Zerah.

King James Bible
And afterward came out his brother, that had the scarlet thread upon his hand: and his name was called Zarah.

New King James Version
Afterward his brother came out who had the scarlet thread on his hand. And his name was called Zerah.

New American Standard Bible
Afterward his brother came out who had the scarlet thread on his hand; and he was named Zerah.

NASB 1995
Afterward his brother came out who had the scarlet thread on his hand; and he was named Zerah.

NASB 1977
And afterward his brother came out who had the scarlet thread on his hand; and he was named Zerah.

Amplified Bible
Afterward his brother who had the scarlet [thread] on his hand was born and was named Zerah (brightness).

Christian Standard Bible
Then his brother, who had the scarlet thread tied to his hand, came out, and was named Zerah.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then his brother, who had the scarlet thread tied to his hand, came out, and was named Zerah.

American Standard Version
And afterward came out his brother, that had the scarlet thread upon his hand: and his name was called Zerah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And after that, his brother came out, on whose hand was the thread of scarlet, and she called his name Zarakh.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And after this came forth his brother, on whose hand was the scarlet thread; and she called his name, Zara.

Contemporary English Version
When the brother with the red thread was born, they named him Zerah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Afterwards his brother came out, on whose hand was the scarlet thread: and she called him Zara.

English Revised Version
And afterward came out his brother, that had the scarlet thread upon his hand: and his name was called Zerah.

Good News Translation
Then his brother was born with the red thread on his arm, and he was named Zerah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
After that his brother was born with the red yarn on his hand. He was named Zerah [Sunrise].

International Standard Version
Afterwards, his brother came out, and around his hand was the scarlet. So they named him Zerah.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And afterward came out his brother, that had the scarlet thread upon his hand; and his name was called Zerah.

Literal Standard Version
and afterward his brother has come out, on whose hand [is] the scarlet thread, and he calls his name Zerah.

NET Bible
Afterward his brother came out--the one who had the scarlet thread on his hand--and he was named Zerah.

New Heart English Bible
Afterward his brother came out, that had the scarlet thread on his hand, so he was named Zerah.

World English Bible
Afterward his brother came out, that had the scarlet thread on his hand, and his name was called Zerah.

Young's Literal Translation
and afterwards hath his brother come out, on whose hand is the scarlet thread, and he calleth his name Zarah.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Birth of Perez and Zerah
29But when he pulled his hand back and his brother came out, she said, “You have broken out first!” So he was named Perez. 30Then his brother came out with the scarlet thread around his wrist, and he was named Zerah.

Cross References
1 Chronicles 2:4
Tamar, Judah's daughter-in-law, bore to him Perez and Zerah. Judah had five sons in all.

Nehemiah 11:24
Pethahiah son of Meshezabel, a descendant of Zerah son of Judah, was the king's agent in every matter concerning the people.


Treasury of Scripture

And afterward came out his brother, that had the scarlet thread on his hand: and his name was called Zarah.

Zarah.

1 Chronicles 9:6
And of the sons of Zerah; Jeuel, and their brethren, six hundred and ninety.

Zerah.

Matthew 1:3
And Judas begat Phares and Zara of Thamar; and Phares begat Esrom; and Esrom begat Aram;

Zara.









(30) Zarah.--Heb., the rising, especially of the sun. There is in the name an allusion to the red streak placed (upon the child's hand.

Verse 30. - And afterward came out his brother, that had the scarlet thread upon his hand: and hi, name was called Zarah - Splendor.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then
וְאַחַר֙ (wə·’a·ḥar)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 310: The hind or following part

his brother
אָחִ֔יו (’ā·ḥîw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 251: A brother, )

came out
יָצָ֣א (yā·ṣā)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

with
אֲשֶׁ֥ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

the scarlet thread
הַשָּׁנִ֑י (haš·šā·nî)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 8144: Crimson, the insect, its color, stuff dyed with it

around
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

his wrist,
יָד֖וֹ (yā·ḏōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3027: A hand

and he was named
וַיִּקְרָ֥א (way·yiq·rā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

Zerah.
זָֽרַח׃ (zā·raḥ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 2226: Zerah -- three Israelites, also an Edomite, also an Ethiopian


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