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Haran (son of Shimei)
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A descendant of Levi who was among the levitical leadership toward the end of David’s reign (1 Chr 23:9).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
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
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
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 (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
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
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
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—(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