Smith's Bible Dictionary


E'ber. (the region beyond).

1. Son of Salah, and great-grandson of Shem. Gen 10:24; 1Ch 1:19. (B.C. 2277-1813). [For confusion between Eber and Heber, see Heber.]

2. Son of Elpaal, and descendant of Sharahaim, of the tribe of Benjamin. 1Ch 8:12. (B.C. 1400).

3. A priest, in the days of Joiakim, the son of Jeshua. Neh 12:20. (B.C. 445).


Taken from: Smith's Bible Dictionary by Dr. William Smith (1884)