Some of the Rabbins say Terah was a priest and chief of the order.
Terah thought this an excellent idea, and he carried it out.
Possibly then Terah may have been induced to move northwards by a desire to shake himself free from customs he disapproved.
Lot's father was Haran, a son of Terah, and brother to Abraham.
Terah heard this and was angry with Haran, for he feared that the secret of the child's birth might be betrayed.
He "died before his father Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees."
He hesitated until his father Terah died, and then went over into the Land of Promise.
Some say it's Earth and some call it Terah, but nobody calls it Hell.
A true pilgrim with strength of faith and belief, like Abraham son of Terah.
Here the family remained until the death of Terah, Abraham's aged father, whose traditional tomb is still shown.