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Genesis 10:25

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10:25 Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg because in his days the earth was divided, 1  and his brother’s name was Joktan.

Genesis 10:32

Context

10:32 These are the families of the sons of Noah, according to their genealogies, by their nations, and from these the nations spread 2  over the earth after the flood.

1 tn The expression “the earth was divided” may refer to dividing the land with canals, but more likely it anticipates the division of languages at Babel (Gen 11). The verb פָּלָג (palag, “separate, divide”) is used in Ps 55:9 for a division of languages.

2 tn Or “separated.”



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