snorting. (1.) The father of Terah, who was the father of Abraham (Gen. 11:22-25; Luke 3:34). (2.) A son of Terah, and elder brother of Abraham (Gen. 11:26, 27; Josh. 24:2, R.V.). He married Milcah, the daughter of his brother Haran, and remained in the land of his nativity on the east of the river Euphrates at Haran (Gen. 11:27-32). A correspondence was maintained between the family of Abraham in Canaan and the relatives in the old ancestral home at Haran till the time of Jacob. When Jacob fled from Haran all intercourse between the two branches of the family came to an end (Gen. 31:55). His grand-daughter Rebekah became Isaac's wife (24:67).
What if he thought less of the lilies of the field, and more of the veiled lily from nahor?
So the servant departed and "went to Mesopotamia unto the city of nahor."
To nahor his wife Milcah, the daughter of Haran, had borne eight sons.
He was the fourth son of nahor, who lived in Aram, the upper region of Mesopotamia.
Then the man took ten camels, together with food and other goods for the journey, and set out for the city of nahor.
Eliezer came to the city of nahor at evening, and halted his camels at the well outside the city.
The servant took ten camels and went into Mesopotamia, unto the city of nahor.