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Nahor (brother of Abraham)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Nahor, Son of Terah
Nahor, Son of Terah (נָחוֹר‎, nachor). Brother of Abram. Father of eight children, including Bethuel, who was the father of Rebekah (Gen 11:26–29).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Nahor (Person)
NAHOR (PERSON) [Heb nāḥôr (נָחֹור‎)]. 1. Descendant of Seth and Shem, son of Serug when Serug was 30, father of Terah at the age of 29, and grandfather of Abraham (Gen 11:22–25). Nahor lived 148 years. In the book of Joshua (24:2), Nahor and Terah are regarded as polytheists. Two issues arise regarding
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Nachor
Nachor. kjv form of Nahor, Abraham’s ancestor, in Joshua 24:2 and Luke 3:34.See Nahor (Person) #1.
Nahor (Person)
Nahor (Person). 1. Abraham’s grandfather (Gn 11:22–25; 1 Chr 1:26); also an ancestor of Jesus according to Luke’s genealogy (3:34, where some English translations follow the Greek spelling Nachor). The Genesis and 1 Chronicles passages show that Nahor is from Shem’s line. Hence, Abraham and his descendants
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Nahor
2. The younger Nahor, a grandson of 1, also appears in Gen. 11, but always in the shadow of his more famous brother Abraham. We cannot be certain that Abraham was the oldest of the three brothers mentioned in v 27. Nahor married Milcah, the daughter of Haran, Nahor’s other brother (v 29). Gen. 22:20–24
Nahor
Nahor nāʹhōr [Heb nāḥôr; Gk Nachōr]; AV also NACHOR (Josh. 24:2; Lk. 3:34). Terah’s father and Terah’s son, brother of Abraham.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Nachor
NACHOR* kjv form of Nahor, Abraham’s ancestor, in Joshua 24:2 and Luke 3:34. See Nahor (Person) #1.
Nahor (Person)
NAHOR (Person)1. Abraham’s grandfather (Gn 11:22–25; 1 Chr 1:26); also an ancestor of Jesus according to Luke’s genealogy (Lk 3:34, where some English translations follow the Greek spelling, Nachor). The Genesis and 1 Chronicles passages show that Nahor is from Shem’s line. Hence, Abraham and his descendants
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Nahor
Nahor (nay´hor).1 A descendant of Shem, and the son of Serug and father of Terah (Gen. 11:22–25; 1 Chron. 1:26; Luke 3:34).2 The son of Terah and the brother of Abraham (Gen. 11:26–27; Josh. 24:2) who married Milcah (Gen. 11:29). This Nahor, grandson of 1 above, was the parent of twelve sons born to
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Nachor
NACHOR1. The brother of Abraham (Josh 24:2).2. The grandfather of Abraham (Lk 3:34).The name is also spelled Nahor (q.v.; Gen 11:22–29; 22:20, 23).
Nahor
NAHOR1. The son of Serug, father of Terah and grandfather of Abraham; he lived 148 years (Gen 11:22–25).2. The son of Terah and brother of Abraham. He married Milcah, the daughter of his brother Haran, by whom he had eight children. Among them was Bethuel the father of Rebekah and Laban (Gen 11:26–29;
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Nahor
NAHOR. 1. Son of Serug, and grandfather of Abraham (Gn. 11:22–25; 1 Ch. 1:26).2. Son of Terah, and brother of Abraham and Haran. He married his niece Milcah, Haran’s daughter (Gn. 11:26–27, 29). Nahor probably journeyed to Harran with Terah, Abram and Lot despite the silence of Gn. 11:31 to this effect,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Nahor (Person)
Nahor (Heb. nāḥôr) (PERSON)1. A son of Serug, the sixth recorded generation from Shem. At age 29 Nahor fathered Terah, who later became the father of Abram. Dying when 148 years old, Nahor lived well into the life of Abram (Gen. 11:22–26).2. A son of Terah and brother of Abram (Gen. 11:27–29). Nahor
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Nahor (Person)
NAHOR [nāˊhôr] (Heb. nāḥôr “the angry one [?]”; Gk. Nachōr) (PERSON).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Nahor
NAHOR The name of two men in the Old Testament.1. The son of Serug, the father of Terah, and the grandfather of Abraham (Gen 11:22–26; 1 Chr 1:26). He lived to the age of 148.2. The son of Terah, the brother of Abraham, and the husband of Milcah (Gen 11:27–29). He had eight sons: Uz, Buz, Kemuel, Chesed,
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Nahor
Na´hor (snorting), the name of two persons in the family of Abraham.1. His grandfather; the son of Serug and father of Terah. Gen. 11:22–25. (b.c. 2174.)2. Grandson of the preceding, son of Terah and brother of Abraham and Haran. Gen. 11:26, 27. (b.c. 2000.) The order of the ages of the family of Terah
See also
Relatives
Terah Father
Haran Father-In-Law
Abraham Brother
Haran Brother
Sarah Sister
Milcah Wife
Reumah Wife
Maacah Son
Tahash Son
Tebah Son
Buz Son
Kemuel Son
Uz Son
Hazo Son
Pildash Son
Jidlaph Son
Isaac Nephew
Ishmael Nephew
Lot Nephew
Nahor Grandfather
Midian Nephew
Shuah Nephew
Jokshan Nephew
Zimran Nephew
Aram Grandson
Medan Nephew
Ishbak Nephew
Milcah Niece
Iscah Niece