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Genesis 10:25 NLT

25 Eber had two sons. The first was named Peleg (which means “division”), for during his lifetime the people of the world were divided into different language groups. His brother’s name was Joktan.

Study tools for Genesis 10:25

  • a 10:4 - As in some Hebrew manuscripts and Greek version (see also 1 Chr 1:7 ); most Hebrew manuscripts read Dodanim.
  • b 10:9 - Hebrew a great hunter before the ; also in 10:9b .
  • c 10:10 - Hebrew Shinar.
  • d 10:11 - Or From that land Assyria went out.
  • e 10:14 - Hebrew Casluhites, from whom the Philistines came, and Caphtorites. Compare Jer 47:4 ; Amos 9:7 .
  • f 10:15 - Hebrew ancestor of Heth.
  • g 10:21 - Or Shem, whose older brother was Japheth.
  • h 10:24 - Greek version reads Arphaxad was the father of Cainan, Cainan was the father of Shelah. Compare Luke 3:36 .