Genesis 10:25
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New International Version
Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg, because in his time the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan.

New Living Translation
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.

English Standard Version
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.

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 Bible
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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Eber had two sons. One was named Peleg, for during his days the earth was divided; his brother was named 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.

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.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Two sons were born to Eber. The name of the one was Peleg [Division], because in his day the earth was divided. His brother's name was Joktan.

JPS Tanakh 1917
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.

New American Standard 1977
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.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And unto Eber were born two sons; the name of one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.

King James 2000 Bible
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.

American King James Version
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.

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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And to Heber were born two sons: the name of the one was Phaleg, because in his days the earth was divided: and his brother's name Jectan.

Darby Bible 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.

English Revised 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.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

Young's 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.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
10:15-32 The posterity of Canaan were numerous, rich, and pleasantly seated; yet Canaan was under a Divine curse, and not a curse causeless. Those that are under the curse of God, may, perhaps, thrive and prosper in this world; for we cannot know love or hatred, the blessing or the curse, by what is before us, but by what is within us. The curse of God always works really, and always terribly. Perhaps it is a secret curse, a curse to the soul, and does not work so that others can see it; or a slow curse, and does not work soon; but sinners are reserved by it for a day of wrath Canaan here has a better land than either Shem or Japheth, and yet they have a better lot, for they inherit the blessing. Abram and his seed, God's covenant people, descended from Eber, and from him were called Hebrews. How much better it is to be like Eber, the father of a family of saints and honest men, than the father of a family of hunters after power, worldly wealth, or vanities. Goodness is true greatness.
Study Bible
The Semites
24Arpachshad became the father of Shelah; and Shelah became the father of Eber. 25Two 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. 26Joktan became the father of Almodad and Sheleph and Hazarmaveth and Jerah…
Cross References
Genesis 10:26
Joktan became the father of Almodad and Sheleph and Hazarmaveth and Jerah

1 Chronicles 1:19
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.
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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.

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Genesis 10:21 To Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother …

1 Chronicles 1:19 And to Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg; because …

the name.

Genesis 11:16-19 And Eber lived four and thirty years, and begat Peleg…

Luke 3:35,36 Which was the son of Saruch, which was the son of Ragau, which was …

Peleg. i.e., division. in.

Genesis 10:32 These are the families of the sons of Noah, after their generations, …

Deuteronomy 32:8 When the Most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when …

Acts 17:26 And has made of one blood all nations of men for to dwell on all …

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