Genesis 38:30

And afterward came out his brother, that had the scarlet thread upon his hand: and his name was called Zerah.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Zara. "Orient, or rising "in whose hand the red rib band denoted, that the blood of Christ is the source of all our merits and happiness. These two brothers were a type of the vocation of the Gentiles, and of the reprobation of the Jews, who lost the privileges to which they thought themselves entitled. (St. Iren us iv. 42; St. Chrysostom;) (Calmet) Phares was the ancestor of Jesus Christ, St. Matthew i. 3.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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