Meaning: region beyond
also known as: Heber
This is the name of 5 biblical men and appears 15 times in the Old Testament. It first appears in Scripture in Genesis 10:21.
Eber, the 3rd post-duluvian patriarch 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.
He died at the age of 464 years (Genesis 11:14-17).
Eber, one of the 7 heads of the families of the Gadites (1 Chronicles 5:13)
Eber, the oldest of the 3 sons of Elpaal the Benjamite (1 Chronicles 8:12)
Eber, one of the heads of the familes of Benjamites in Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 8:22)
Eber, the head of the priestly family of Amok in the time of Zerubbabel (Neh. 12:20)