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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #05677 - עֵבֶר

Word Origin
the same as (05676)
Parts of Speech
Proper Name Masculine
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Eber or Heber = “the region beyond”

1) son of Salah, great grandson of Shem, father of Peleg and Joktan

2) a Gadite chief

3) a Benjamite, son of Elpaal and descendant of Sharahaim

4) a Benjamite, son of Shashak

5) a priest in the days of Joiakim the son of Jeshua

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (15) NAS (15) HCS (15)
Genesis 7
Numbers 1
1 Chronicles 6
Nehemiah 1
Genesis 7
Numbers 1
1 Chronicles 6
Nehemiah 1
Genesis 7
Numbers 1
1 Chronicles 6
Nehemiah 1
n-p 15
n-p 14
n-p 14

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 II. עֵ֫בֶר proper name, masculine Eber (perhaps eponym of Hebrews, form inferred from עִבְרִי, compare references there); —

1 'son' of Shelah, and 'grandson' of Arpachshad Genesis 10:24 (J) = 1 Chronicles 1:18; Genesis 11:14,15 (P); 'father' of Peleg and Joktan Genesis 10:25 (J; with especially reference to Joktan Genesis 10:26 ff., i.e. to Arabians) = 1 Chronicles 1:19 (compare 1 Chronicles 1:20 ff.), of Peleg specifically Genesis 11:16,17 (P; with especially reference to Abraham Genesis 11:26f.) compare 1 Chronicles 1:25 (see 1 Chronicles 1:27f.); in Genesis 10:21 (J) Shem is called אֲבִי כָּלבְּֿנֵיעֵֿבֶר; ᵐ5 Εβερ. — ׳ע Numbers 24:24 perhaps (si vera lectio) belongs not here ( = עִבְרִים Hebrews, ᵐ5 Ἐβραίους, so Thes), but below I. עֵבֶר = the (land) beyond (the river), "" אַשּׁוּר, so Di Kau.

2 a Gadite chief 1 Chronicles 5:13, ᵐ5 Ωβηδ, ᵐ5 L Εβερ.

3 Benjamite names:

a. 1 Chronicles 8:12, ᵐ5 Ωβηδ, ᵐ5 L Αβερ.

b. 1 Chronicles 8:22 (עֵבֶר van d. H. Ginsb; עֶבֶד Baer), ᵐ5 Ωβδη, A Ωβηδ, ᵐ5 L Αβερ.

4 a priest Nehemiah 12:20 ᵐ5 L Αβεδ.

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List of Word Forms
וָעֵ֖בֶר וּלְעֵ֥בֶר ולעבר ועבר עֵ֑בֶר עֵ֔בֶר עֵ֕בֶר עֵ֗בֶר עֵ֥בֶר עֵֽבֶר׃ עבר עבר׃ ‘ê·ḇer ‘êḇer Ever ū·lə·‘ê·ḇer ūlə‘êḇer uleEver ulEver vaEver wā‘êḇer wā·‘ê·ḇer

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