1 Chronicles 1:19
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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.

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.

Darby Bible Translation
And to Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days was the earth 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.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The name of the one was Peleg - "Because in his days the inhabitants of the earth were divided according to their languages. And the name of his brother was Joktan, because in his days the years of men began to be shortened, on account of their iniquities." - T.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Eber.

Genesis 10:21,25 To 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. that is, Division.

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Chronicles
The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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

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

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

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