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nā´hor ( נחור , nāḥōr ; in the New Testament Ναχώρ , Nachṓr ):

(1) Son of Serug and grandfather of Abraham Genesis 11:22-25 ; 1 Chronicles 1:26 .

(2) Son of Terah and brother of Abraham Genesis 11:26-27 , Genesis 11:29 ; Genesis 22:20 , Genesis 22:23 ; Genesis 24:15 , Genesis 24:24 , Genesis 24:47 ; Genesis 29:5 ; Joshua 24:2 .

A city of Nahor is mentioned in Genesis 24:10 ; the God of Nahor in Genesis 31:53 . In the King James Version Joshua 24:2 ; Luke 3:34 , the name is spelled "Nachor."

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Nahor'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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