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Haran (brother of Abraham)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Haran, Son of Terah
Haran, Son of Terah (הָרָן‎, haran). Brother of Abraham and father of Lot (Gen 11:26–31). He died before Abram left Ur.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Haran (Person)
HARAN (PERSON) [Heb hārān (הָרָן‎); ḥārān (חָרָן‎)]. 1. Son of Terah; brother of Abram and Nahor; and father of Lot, Milcah, and Iscah (Gen 11:27–29). Haran died in Ur of the Chaldeans while his father was still alive. Haran as a personal name is to be distinguished from Haran, the place name (Heb
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Haran (Person)
Haran (Person). 1. Terah’s son, youngest brother of Abraham, and the father of Lot (Gn 11:26–31).2. Caleb’s son by his concubine Ephah, a member of Judah’s tribe and the father of Gazez (1 Chr 2:46).3. Shimei’s son, a member of the Gershonite division of Levi’s tribe (1 Chr 23:9).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Haran
1. Son of Terah, younger brother of Abraham and Nahor, and father of Lot (Gen. 11:27). He had two daughters, Milcah and Iscah (v 29).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Haran (Person)
HARAN (Person)1. Terah’s son, brother of Abraham, and the father of Lot (Gn 11:26–31).2. Caleb’s son by his concubine Ephah, a member of Judah’s tribe and the father of Gazez (1 Chr 2:46).3. Shimei’s son, a member of the Gershonite division of Levi’s tribe (1 Chr 23:9).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Haran
Haran (hair´uhn).1 The son of Terah and brother of Abraham and Nahor. He was the father of Lot and also had two daughters, Milcah and Iscah (Gen. 11:27–29). He died in the Chaldean city of Ur.2 A city located in northern Mesopotamia about sixty miles above the confluence of the Balikh and Euphrates
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Haran
HARAN (Heb. ḥar(r)an; Akkad. h̬arrānu, ‘crossroads’; Gk. charrhan, Acts 7:4). 1. The city c. 32 km SE of Urfa (Edessa), Turkey, on the river Balih̬, lies on the main route from Nineveh to Aleppo. Terah lived there with Abram (Gn. 11:31; cf. Acts 7:2, 4) before the latter migrated to Canaan (Gn. 12:1).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Haran (Person)
Haran (Heb. hārān) (PERSON)1. The son of Terah and brother of Abraham and Nahor. He fathered a son, Lot, and two daughters, Milcah and Iscah (Gen. 11:27–29). Haran died in the Chaldean city of Ur while his father was still alive.2. A descendant of Judah; the son of Caleb by his concubine Ephah (1
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Haran
HARAN The son of Terah, brother of Abraham and Nahor, and father of Lot, Milcah, and Iscah (Gen 11:27–32).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Haran
Ha´ran (a mountaineer).1. The third son of Terah, and therefore youngest brother of Abram. Gen. 11:26. (b.c. 1926.) Three children are ascribed to him—Lot, vs. 27, 31, and two daughters, viz., Milcah, who married her uncle Nahor, ver. 29, and Iscah. ver. 29. Haran was born in Ur of the Chaldees, and
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Haran
HA´RAN (haʹran; cf. Akkad. ḫarrānu, “road caravan route”).1. One of the three sons of Terah, brother of Abraham, and the father of Lot, Milcah, and Iscah. He died in his native place (Ur) before his father, Terah (Gen. 11:26–29), probably before 2250 b.c.2. The son of Ephah, a concubine of Caleb,
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Relatives
Terah Father
Abraham Brother
Nahor Brother
Sarah Sister
Lot Son
Nahor Son-In-Law
Milcah Daughter
Iscah Daughter
Wife of Lot Daughter-In-Law
Isaac Nephew
Ishmael Nephew
Nahor Grandfather
Bethuel Grandson
Moab Grandson
Mother of Ben-ammi Granddaughter
Mother of Moab Granddaughter
Midian Nephew
Ben-ammi Grandson
Maacah Nephew
Shuah Nephew
Jokshan Nephew
Zimran Nephew
Medan Nephew
Ishbak Nephew
Tahash Nephew
Tebah Nephew
Buz Grandson
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Kemuel Grandson
Kemuel Nephew
Uz Grandson
Uz Nephew
Chesed Grandson
Hazo Grandson
Hazo Nephew
Pildash Grandson
Pildash Nephew
Jidlaph Grandson
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