1 The great-grandson of Shem, father of Peleg and Joktan (Gen 10:24-25; Gen 11:14-17; 1Chr 1:18-19; 1Chr 1:25), ancestor of Abram (Gen 11:17-26) and Jesus (Luke 3:35). Eber would appear to be the eponymous ancestor of the Hebrews (cf. Israel), but nothing is made of this beyond the placing of the name in Abram’s ancestral line. 2 Beside Asshur (Assyria) in (Num 24:24), probably the region and population “beyond” (the literal meaning of eber in Heb.) the river (Euphrates). 3 The head of the priestly family of Amok in the generation following that of those who returned to Jerusalem with Joshua and Zerubbabel (Neh 12:20). 4 A Gadite (1Chr 5:13). 5 A Benjaminite, son of Elpaal (1Chr 8:12). 6 A Benjaminite, son of Shashak (1Chr 8:22).
24Arpachshad became the father of Shelah; and Shelah became the father of Eber.25To Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the ... View more
14When Shelah had lived thirty years, he became the father of Eber;15and Shelah lived after the birth of Eber four hundred three years, and had other sons and d ... View more
18Arpachshad became the father of Shelah; and Shelah became the father of Eber.19To Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg (for in his days the ... View more
25Eber, Peleg, Reu;
17and Eber lived after the birth of Peleg four hundred thirty years, and had other sons and daughters.18When Peleg had lived thirty years, he became the father ... View more
35son of Serug, son of Reu, son of Peleg, son of Eber, son of Shelah,
24But ships shall come from Kittim
and shall afflict Asshur and Eber;
and he also shall perish forever.”
20of Sallai, Kallai; of Amok, Eber;
13And their kindred according to their clans: Michael, Meshullam, Sheba, Jorai, Jacan, Zia, and Eber, seven.
12The sons of Elpaal: Eber, Misham, and Shemed, who built Ono and Lod with its towns,
22Ishpan, Eber, Eliel,