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Eber

The Bible

Bible Usage:

  • Eber used 13 times.

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Eber

Beyond.

1.. The third post-duluvian patriach after Shem (Genesis 10:24; 11:14). He is regarded as the founder of the Hebrew race (10:21; Numbers 24:24). In Luke 3:35 he is called Heber.

2. One of the seven heads of the families of the Gadites (1 Chronicles 5:13).

3. The oldest of the three sons of Elpaal the Benjamite (8:12).

4. One of the heads of the familes of Benjamites in Jerusalem (22).

5. The head of the priestly family of Amok in the time of Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 12:20).


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Eber

one that passes; anger


Naves Topical Index
Eber

Called also Heber.

1. The probable founder of the Hebrew race

General references
Genesis 10:21-25; Genesis 11:14; 1 Chronicles 1:19; 1 Chronicles 1:25; Luke 3:35

Prophecy concerning
Numbers 24:24

2. A Gadite, called Heber
1 Chronicles 5:13

3. A Benjamite
1 Chronicles 8:12

4. A Benjamite of Jerusalem
1 Chronicles 8:22

5. A priest
Nehemiah 12:20


Smith's Bible Dictionary
Eber

(the region beyond).

  1. Son of Salah, and great-grandson of Shem. (Genesis 10:24; 1 Chronicles 1:19) (B.C. 2277-1813.) [For confusion between Eber and Heber see HEBER]
  2. Son of Elpaal and descendant of Sharahaim of the tribe of Benjamin. (1 Chronicles 8:12) (B.C. 1400).
  3. A priest in the days of Joiakim the son of Jeshua. (Nehemiah 12:20) (B.C. 445.)