Nahor, son of Serug
|Nahor, son of Serug|
Nahor, from "Promptuarii Iconum Insigniorum"
|Died||City of Ur|
|Children||Terah, and other sons and daughters|
Nahor, Nachor, or Naghor (Heb. נָחֹור Nāḥōr) is the son of Serug according to the Hebrew Bible. In Genesis Chapter 11, Nahor is listed as the son of Serug.[v.22] According to some interpretations, he was born and raised in the Sumerian city-state of Ur on the Euphrates River of lower Mesopotamia, about four Millennia ago. He is said to have lived to the age of 148 years old [v.24,25] and had a son, Terah at the age of 29.[v.24] He was also the grandfather of Abraham, Nahor II and Haran, all descendants of Shem.[v.10,25-27]
son of Serug
|Ishmaelites||7 sons||Bethuel||1st daughter||2nd daughter|
- Orthodox Jewish Bible translation
- Dorothy Weitz Drummond. Holy Land, Whose Land?: Modern Dilemma, Ancient Roots, 2004. p.75
- 148 according to the Masoretic Text; 208 or 304 according to the Septuagint. Larsson, Gerhard. “The Chronology of the Pentateuch: A Comparison of the MT and LXX.” Journal of Biblical Literature, vol. 102, no. 3, 1983, p. 403. www.jstor.org/stable/3261014.
- 29 according to the Masoretic Text; 79 or 179 according to the Septuagint. Larsson, Gerhard. “The Chronology of the Pentateuch: A Comparison of the MT and LXX.” Journal of Biblical Literature, vol. 102, no. 3, 1983, p. 403. www.jstor.org/stable/3261014.
- 1 Chr.1:4,26,27
- Genesis 20:12: Sarah was the half–sister of Abraham.
- Genesis 22:21-22: Uz, Buz, Kemuel, Chesed, Hazo, Pildash, and Jidlaph