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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Heber (1)

ΕΒΕR means "beyond."

1. The father of Peleg and ancestor of Abraham (Genesis 10:24; Genesis 10:25); marking that Arphaxad's descendants were now crossing over or beyond the great rivers on their way to Mesopotamia and thence to Canaan. In Luke 3:35, Heber equates to Eber.

2. Nehemiah 12:20.

3. 1 Chronicles 5:13.

4. 1 Chronicles 8:12; 1 Chronicles 8:22. Abed or Obed is substituted in Septuagint for 2, 3, 4.

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Heber (1)'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/h/heber-1.html. 1949.

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