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Eber

Eber [N] [H] [S]

beyond.

  • . The third post-duluvian patriach after Shem ( Genesis 10:24 ; 11:14 ). He is regarded as the founder of the Hebrew race ( 10:21 ; Numbers 24:24 ). In Luke 3:35 he is called Heber.

  • One of the seven heads of the families of the Gadites ( 1 Chronicles 5:13 ).

  • The oldest of the three sons of Elpaal the Benjamite ( 8:12 ).

  • One of the heads of the familes of Benjamites in Jerusalem (22).

  • The head of the priestly family of Amok in the time of Zerubbabel ( Nehemiah 12:20 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Eber". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .