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. 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]
Nahor - Father of Terah (Gen. 11:24; 1 Chr. 1:26; Luke 3:34).
Genesis 11 Narrative
22 And Serug lived thirty years, and begat Nahor:
23 And Serug lived after he begat Nahor two hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.
24 And Nahor lived nine and twenty years, and begat Terah:
25 And Nahor lived after he begat Terah an hundred and nineteen years, and begat sons and daughters.
Marriage and Family
|Offspring of Nahor and Iyoska|
|Terah ben Nahor||City of Ur, Mesopotamia||City of Ur, Mesopotamia|| |
|other sons and daughters|
|Offspring of Serug and Milcah, daughter of Haran|
|Nahor ben Serug||City of Ur, Mesopotamia||City of Ur, Mesopotamia|| Iyoska|
|Other sons and daughters|
- Book of Genesis 9-11
- Nahor - Biblical Figure disambiguation
- 1 Chronicles 1:21-25
- Nahor - LDS Bible Dictionary
- Nahor - Wikipedia