Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Eber had two sons. One was named Peleg, for during his days the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan.

New American Standard Bible

Two sons were born to Eber; the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided; and his brother’s name was Joktan.

King James Version

And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg; for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.

International Standard Version

To Eber were born two sons. One was named Peleg, because the earth was divided during his lifetime. His brother was named Joktan.

A Conservative Version

And to Eber were born two sons. The name of the one was Peleg. For in his days the earth was divided. And his brother's name was Joktan.

American Standard Version

And unto Eber were born two sons: The name of the one was Peleg. For in his days was the earth divided. And his brother's name was Joktan.

Amplified

Two sons were born to Eber; the name of one was Peleg (division), for [the inhabitants of] the earth were divided in his days; and his brother’s name was Joktan.

Bible in Basic English

And Eber had two sons: the name of the one was Peleg, because in his time the peoples of the earth became separate; and his brother's name was Joktan.

Darby Translation

And to Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.

Julia Smith Translation

And to Eber shall be born two sons: the name of the latter, Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided; and the name of his brother, Joktan.

King James 2000

And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg; for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And to Eber two sons were born. The name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided, and the name of his brother [was] Joktan.

Modern King James verseion

And two sons were born to Eber. The name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided. And his brother's name was Joktan.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Eber begat two sons. The name of the one was Peleg, for in his time the earth was divided. And the name of his brother was Joktan.

NET Bible

Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg because in his days the earth was divided, and his brother's name was Joktan.

New Heart English Bible

To Eber were born two sons. The name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided. His brother's name was Joktan.

The Emphasized Bible

And to Eber, were born two sons, - the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days, was the earth divided, and the name of his brother was Joktan.

Webster

And to Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg, for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.

World English Bible

To Eber were born two sons. The name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided. His brother's name was Joktan.

Youngs Literal Translation

And to Eber have two sons been born; the name of the one is Peleg (for in his days hath the earth been divided,) and his brother's name is Joktan.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עבר 
`Eber 
Usage: 15

ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

two
שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of one
אחד 
'echad 
Usage: 432

פּלג 
Peleg 
Usage: 7

for in his days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

was the earth
ארץ 
'erets 
Usage: 2504

פּלג 
Palag 
Usage: 4

אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

Context Readings

The 26 Descendants Of Shem

24 Arpachshad fathered Shelah, and Shelah fathered Eber. 25 Eber had two sons. One was named Peleg, for during his days the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan. 26 And Joktan fathered Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,



Cross References

1 Chronicles 1:19

Two sons were born to Eber. One of them was named Peleg because the earth was divided during his lifetime, and the name of his brother was Joktan.

Genesis 10:21

And Shem, Japheth’s older brother, also had sons. Shem was the father of all the sons of Eber.

Genesis 10:32

These are the clans of Noah’s sons, according to their family records, in their nations. The nations on earth spread out from these after the flood.

Genesis 11:16-19

Eber lived 34 years and fathered Peleg.

Deuteronomy 32:8

When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance
and divided the human race,
He set the boundaries of the peoples
according to the number of the people of Israel.

Luke 3:35-36

son of Serug,
son of Reu, son of Peleg,
son of Eber, son of Shelah,

Acts 17:26

From one man He has made every nationality to live over the whole earth and has determined their appointed times and the boundaries of where they live.

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