division, one of the sons of Eber; so called because "in his days was the earth divided" (Gen. 10:25). Possibly he may have lived at the time of the dispersion from Babel. But more probably the reference is to the dispersion of the two races which sprang from Eber, the one spreading towards Mesopotamia and Syria, and the other southward into Arabia.
Taking his rifle and shaking his head when peleg offered to accompany him, the hunter departed.
Doesn't it seem as if peleg were trying to tell one something?
It was peleg's first experience in taking command of a party.
peleg departed nervously, upborne by the congregational esteem.
At this moment Mrs. Horan, who had gained sufficient courage to enter the building, advanced to peleg's side.
But after the flood, in the days of peleg, the earth was divided.
peleg Bidwell and other men who had families or a little property at stake, rapidly dropped off.
He mentioned peleg as peleg had never been mentioned before.
When the little party arrived at the spring the waters caused peleg to express his disgust.
Eber, the Hebrew patriarch, called his son peleg, "for his days were divided."