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Genesis 10:25

Context
NET ©

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.

NIV ©

Two sons were born to Eber: One was named Peleg, because in his time the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan.

NASB ©

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.

NLT ©

Eber had two sons. The first was named Peleg––"division"––for during his lifetime the people of the world were divided into different language groups and dispersed. His brother’s name was Joktan.

MSG ©

Eber had two sons, Peleg (so named because in his days the human race divided) and Joktan.

BBE ©

And Eber had two sons: the name of the one was Peleg, because in his time the peoples of the earth became separate; and his brother’s name was Joktan.

NRSV ©

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.

NKJV ©

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.


KJV
And unto Eber
<05677>
were born
<03205> (8795)
two
<08147>
sons
<01121>_:
the name
<08034>
of one
<0259>
[was] Peleg
<06389>_;
for in his days
<03117>
was the earth
<0776>
divided
<06385> (8738)_;
and his brother's
<0251>
name
<08034>
[was] Joktan
<03355>_.
{Peleg: that is Division}
NASB ©
Two
<08147>
sons
<01121>
were born
<03205>
to Eber
<05677>
; the name
<08034>
of the one
<0259>
was Peleg
<06389>
, for in his days
<03117>
the earth
<0776>
was divided
<06385>
; and his brother's
<0251>
name
<08034>
was Joktan
<03355>
.
HEBREW
Njqy
<03355>
wyxa
<0251>
Msw
<08034>
Urah
<0776>
hglpn
<06385>
wymyb
<03117>
yk
<03588>
glp
<06389>
dxah
<0259>
Ms
<08034>
Mynb
<01121>
yns
<08147>
dly
<03205>
rbelw (10:25)
<05677>
LXXM
kai
<2532
CONJ
tw
<3588
T-DSM
eber
<1443
N-PRI
egenhyhsan
<1096
V-API-3P
duo
<1417
N-NUI
uioi
<5207
N-NPM
onoma
<3686
N-NSN
tw
<3588
T-DSM
eni
<1519
A-DSM
falek
<5317
N-PRI
oti
<3754
CONJ
en
<1722
PREP
taiv
<3588
T-DPF
hmeraiv
<2250
N-DPF
autou
<846
D-GSM
diemerisyh
<1266
V-API-3S
h
<3588
T-NSF
gh
<1065
N-NSF
kai
<2532
CONJ
onoma
<3686
N-ASN
tw
<3588
T-DSM
adelfw
<80
N-DSM
autou
<846
D-GSM
iektan {N-PRI}
NET © [draft] ITL
Two
<08147>
sons
<01121>
were born
<03205>
to Eber
<05677>
: One
<0259>
was named
<08034>
Peleg
<06389>
because
<03588>
in his days
<03117>
the earth
<0776>
was divided
<06385>
, and his brother’s
<0251>
name
<08034>
was Joktan
<03355>
.
NET ©

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.

NET © Notes

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.



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