GENESIS 10:25

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

TRANSLATION, MEANING, CONTEXT

To get what Genesis 10:25 means based on its source text, scroll down or follow these links for the original scriptural meaning , biblical context and relative popularity.

“And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg; for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.”

High popularity: 260 searches a month
Popularity relative to other verses in Genesis chapter 10 using average monthly Google searches.

Genesis 10:25 Translation & Meaning

What does this verse really mean? Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew Scripture. This shows the English words related to the source biblical texts along with brief definitions. Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. Use this reference information to gain deeper insight into the Bible and enrich your understanding. Information based on Strong's Exhaustive Concordance[1].

KJV Verse Original Hebrew Meaning/ Definition
This is a simplified translation of the original Hebrew word. Follow the buttons on the right to get more detail.
More 
Use the buttons below to get details on the Hebrew word and view related Bible verses that use the same root word.
And unto Eber וּלְעֵ֥בֶר Eber, the name of two patriarchs and four Israelites Eber
were born יֻלַּ֖ד To bear young; causatively, to beget; medically, to act as midwife; specifically, to show lineage born
two שְׁנֵ֣י Two; also (as ordinal) twofold two
sons: בָנִ֑ים A son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like father or brother), etc.) sons
the name שֵׁ֣ם An appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character name
of one הָֽאֶחָ֞ד Properly, united, i.e., one; or (as an ordinal) first one
was (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
Peleg; פֶּ֗לֶג Peleg, a son of Shem Peleg
for כִּ֤י (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjunction or adverb (as below); often largely modified by other particles annexed for
in his days בְיָמָיו֙ A day (as the warm hours), whether literal (from sunrise to sunset, or from one sunset to the next), or figurative (a space of time defined by an associated term), (often used adverb) days
was the earth הָאָ֔רֶץ The earth (at large, or partitively a land) earth
divided; נִפְלְגָ֣ה To split (literally or figuratively) divided
and his brother's אָחִ֖יו A brother (used in the widest sense of literal relationship and metaphorical affinity or resemblance [like H0001]) brothers
name וְשֵׁ֥ם An appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character name
was (No Hebrew definition. English implied.)
Joktan. יָקְטָֽן׃ Joktan, an Arabian patriarch Joktan

Verse Context

See Genesis 10:25 with its adjacent verses in bold below. Follow either of the two large buttons below to see these verses in their broader context of the King James Bible or a Bible concordance.

Very High
Verse Search Popularity Levels What do people search for?

Use the scale on the left to tell how often the verses below are googled compared to each other.

High
Medium
Low
Very Low
  • 23  And the children of Aram; Uz, and Hul, and Gether, and Mash.

  • 24  And Arphaxad begat Salah; and Salah begat Eber.

  • 25  And unto Eber were born two sons: the name of one was Peleg; for in his days was the earth divided; and his brother's name was Joktan.

  • 26  And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,

  • 27  And Hadoram, and Uzal, and Diklah,




Sources:

The King James Bible (1611) and Strong's Concordance (1890) with Hebrew and Greek dictionaries are sourced from the BibleForgeDB database (https://github.com/bibleforge) within the BibleForge project (http://bibleforge.com). Popularity rankings are based on search volume data from the Google AdWords Keyword Planner tool.


Share This Page:


Popular Bible Topics What does the Bible say about...?

Most Searched Bible Verses
Translations, Meanings, Complete Red Letter Bible
Words of God in dark red
Words of Jesus in light red