1 Chronicles 1:19
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.

Berean Study Bible
Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg, because in his days the earth was divided, and his brother was named Joktan.

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

New King James Version
To 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.

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.

NASB 1995
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.

NASB 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.

Amplified Bible
To Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg, because in his days [the population of] the earth was divided [according to its languages], and his brother’s name was Joktan.

Christian Standard Bible
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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
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.

American Standard Version
And unto 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.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And to Abar were born two sons his name of one Palag because in his days was divided the Earth and the name of his brother Yaqtan.

Contemporary English Version
Eber named his first son Peleg, because in his time the earth was divided into tribal regions. Eber's second son 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 the name of his brother was Jectan.

English Revised Version
And unto 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.

Good News Translation
Eber had two sons; one was named Peleg, because during his time the people of the world were divided, and the other was named 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.

International Standard Version
Eber fathered two sons. The name of the one was Peleg (because the earth was divided during his lifetime) and his brother was named Joktan.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And unto 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.

Literal Standard Version
And two sons have been born to Eber, the name of the first [is] Peleg, for in his days the earth has been divided, and the name of his brother is Joktan.

NET Bible
Two sons were born to Eber: the first was named Peleg, for during his lifetime the earth was divided; 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; 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; and his brother's name was Joktan.

Young's Literal Translation
And to Eber have been born two sons, the name of the one is Peleg, for in his days hath the land been divided, and the name of his brother is Joktan.

Additional Translations ...
Context
From Adam to Abraham
18Arphaxad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah was the father of Eber. 19Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg, because in his days the earth was divided, and his brother was named Joktan. 20And Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,…

Cross References
Genesis 10:25
Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg, because in his days the earth was divided, and his brother was named Joktan.

1 Chronicles 1:18
Arphaxad was the father of Shelah, and Shelah was the father of Eber.

1 Chronicles 1:20
And Joktan was the father of Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,


Treasury of Scripture

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

Eber.

Genesis 10:21,25
Unto Shem also, the father of all the children of Eber, the brother of Japheth the elder, even to him were children born…

Genesis 11:16,17
And Eber lived four and thirty years, and begat Peleg: …

Numbers 24:24
And ships shall come from the coast of Chittim, and shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict Eber, and he also shall perish for ever.

Peleg.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And two
שְׁנֵ֣י (šə·nê)
Number - mdc
Strong's 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

sons
בָנִ֑ים (ḇā·nîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 1121: A son

were born
יֻלַּ֖ד (yul·laḏ)
Verb - QalPass - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3205: To bear young, to beget, medically, to act as midwife, to show lineage

to Eber:
וּלְעֵ֥בֶר (ū·lə·‘ê·ḇer)
Conjunctive waw, Preposition-l | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 5677: Eber -- 'region beyond', a descendant of Shem, also the name of several Israelites

One
הָאֶחָ֞ד (hā·’e·ḥāḏ)
Article | Number - masculine singular
Strong's 259: United, one, first

was named
שֵׁ֣ם (šêm)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8034: A name

Peleg,
פֶּ֗לֶג (pe·leḡ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6389: Peleg -- a son of Eber

because
כִּ֤י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

in his days
בְיָמָיו֙ (ḇə·yā·māw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3117: A day

the earth
הָאָ֔רֶץ (hā·’ā·reṣ)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 776: Earth, land

was divided,
נִפְלְגָ֣ה (nip̄·lə·ḡāh)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 6385: To split, divide

and his brother
אָחִ֖יו (’ā·ḥîw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 251: A brother, )

was named
וְשֵׁ֥ם (wə·šêm)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8034: A name

Joktan.
יָקְטָֽן׃ (yā·qə·ṭān)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3355: Joktan -- a descendant of Shem and ancestor of several Arabian tribes


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