And Terah took his son Abram, his grandson Lot son of Haran, and his daughter-in-law Sarai the wife of Abram, and they set out from Ur of the Chaldeans for the land of Canaan. But when they arrived in Haran, they settled there.
Cross ReferencesActs 7:2
And Stephen declared: "Brothers and fathers, listen to me! The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham while he was still in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Haran,
So Abraham left the land of the Chaldeans and settled in Haran. After his father died, God brought him out of that place, into this land where you are now living.
This is the account of Terah. Terah became the father of Abram, Nahor, and Haran. And Haran became the father of Lot.
During his father Terah's lifetime, Haran died in his native land, in Ur of the Chaldeans.
Terah lived 205 years, and he died in Haran.
So Abram departed, as the LORD had directed him, and Lot went with him. Abram was seventy-five years old when he left Haran.
And Abram took his wife Sarai, his nephew Lot, and all the possessions and people they had acquired in Haran, and set out for the land of Canaan. When they came to the land of Canaan,
The LORD also told him, "I am the LORD, who brought you out of Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess."
Then the servant took ten of his master's camels and departed with all manner of good things from his master in hand. And he set out for Nahor's hometown in Mesopotamia.
So now, my son, obey my voice and flee at once to my brother Laban in Haran.
2 Kings 19:12
Did the gods of the nations my fathers have destroyed rescue them--the gods of Gozan, Haran, Rezeph, and the people of Eden who were in Telassar?
You are the LORD, the God who chose Abram, who brought him out of Ur of the Chaldeans and gave him the name Abraham.
While he was still speaking, another messenger came and reported: "The Chaldeans formed three bands, raided the camels, and took them away. They struck down the servants with the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you!"
Did the gods of the nations my fathers destroyed rescue them--the gods of Gozan, Haran, Rezeph, and the people of Eden in Telassar?
Chapter Outline1. One language in the world.
2. The building of Babel.
5. It is interrupted by the confusion of tongues, and the builders dispersed.
10. The generations of Shem.
27. The generations of Terah, the father of Abram.
31. Terah, with Abram and Lot, move from Ur to Haran.
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