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Haran (son of Shimei)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Haran, Son of Shimei
Haran, Son of Shimei (הָרָן‎, haran). A descendant of Levi who was among the levitical leadership toward the end of David’s reign (1 Chr 23:9).
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).
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
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Shimei Father
Haziel Brother
Beriah Brother
Jahath Brother
Jeush Brother
Jakim Brother
Zina Brother
Gershon Grandfather
Libni Uncle
Jehiel Cousin
Jahath Cousin
Zetham Cousin
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