Genesis 38:11; Genesis 38:14; Genesis 38:29-30; Ruth 4:12; Matthew 1:3

11 Then Judah said to Tamar his daughter-in-law, vRemain a widow in your father's house, till Shelah my son grows upfor he feared that he would die, like his brothers. So Tamar went and remained win her father's house.


14 she took off her widow's garments zand covered herself with a veil, wrapping herself up, and sat at the entrance to aEnaim, which is on the road to Timnah. For she saw that Shelah was grown up, band she had not been given to him in marriage.


29 But as he drew back his hand, behold, his brother came out. And she said, What a breach you have made for yourself! Therefore his name was called kPerez.1 30 Afterward his brother came out with the scarlet thread on his hand, and his name was called kZerah.


12 and may your house be like the house of Perez, lwhom Tamar bore to Judah, because mof the offspring that the Lord will give you by this young woman.


and gJudah the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Ram,1