Loading…
Haran (son of Caleb)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Haran, Son of Caleb
Haran, Son of Caleb (הָרָן‎, haran). Son of Caleb by his concubine, Ephah (1 Chr 2:46).
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
3. A Judahite, one of Caleb’s sons by the concubine Ephah. He was the father of Gazez (1 Ch. 2:46).
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
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,
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Haran
Haran(1.) Heb. haran; i.e., “mountaineer.” The eldest son of Terah, brother of Abraham and Nahor, and father of Lot, Milcah, and Iscah. He died before his father (Gen. 11:27), in Ur of the Chaldees.(2.) Heb. haran, i.e., “parched;” or probably from the Accadian charana, meaning “a road.” A celebrated
See also
Relatives
Caleb Father
Ephah Mother
Hur Brother
Sheva Brother
Mesha Brother
Moza Brother
Shaaph Brother
Gazez Brother
Shobab Brother
Sheber Brother
Tirhanah Brother
Ardon Brother
Jesher Brother
Gazez Son
Amminadab Cousin
Hezron Grandfather
Jair Cousin
Ram Uncle
Izhar Nephew
Segub Uncle
Jerahmeel Uncle
Arni Uncle
Admin Cousin
Hebron Nephew
Uri Nephew
Ahijah Cousin
Ethnan Nephew
Gibea Nephew
Zereth Nephew
Hareph Nephew
Madmannah Nephew
Shobal Nephew
Jamin Cousin
Ziph Nephew
Hepher Nephew
Ozem Cousin
Maaz Cousin
Eker Cousin
Haahashtari Nephew
Oren Cousin
Bunah Cousin
Ahuzzam Nephew
Temeni Nephew