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 (Genesis 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 (1 Chronicles 8:12).
  4. One of the heads of the familes of Benjamites in Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 8:22).
  5. The head of the priestly family of Amok in the time of Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 12:20).
Related Resources
  • Hitchcocks’s Bible Names
  • Smith’s Bible Dictionary