פֶרֶץ peres "breach" used in two ways in the Bible, most often of "breaches" in city walls, but also of water as in the "breaking of the waters" at the start of the birth process. In Amos twice of city walls, at 9:11 of the "breached walls" which will be repaired "one day"; and at 4:3 where (in a possibly corrupt text) those being punished will be dragged out of such gaps in the walls.