"Breach." The elder of the twin sons of Judah.1 From him the royal line of David sprang.2 "The chief of all the captains of the host for the first month" in the reign of David was taken from his family.3 Four hundred and sixty-eight of his "sons" came back from captivity with Zerubbabel, who himself was one of them.4



  1. Gen. 38:29.
  2. Ruth 4:18-22.
  3. 1 Chr. 27:3.
  4. 1 Chr. 9:4; Neh. 11:6.


  • Easton, M.G. (1897). Easton's Bible Dictionary. New York: Harper & Brothers.

This article incorporates text from Easton’s Bible Dictionary (1897) by M.G. Easton, which is in the public domain.