Nahor the Elder

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Nahor the Elder (Hebrew: נָחֹור, Nachor, "hoarse, dry, hot") (1849 AM-1997 AM or 2155 BC-2007 BC) is the named son of Serug and father of Terah, who was the father of Abraham. He was born in 1849 AM. According to Jubilees, his mother was Milcah daughter of Kaber, and he married 'Iyoska, daughter of Nesteg of the kindred of Ur Kasdim (the son of Arpachshad for whom Ur was named). When he was 29 years old, he had a son named Terah. He lived for another 119 years and had other sons and daughters.[1] Altogether his life span was 148 years and would be less even than that of his son.


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