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Terah

[teer-uh, ter-ah] /ˈtɪər ə, ˈtɛr ɑ/
noun
1.
the father of Abraham. Gen. 11:25–32.
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  • Abraham, Haran and Terah were seized by the guards and marched off to the palace.

  • Terah thought this an excellent idea, and he carried it out.

  • Some of the Rabbins say Terah was a priest and chief of the order.

    Selections From The Kur-an Edward William Lane
  • Lot's father was Haran, a son of Terah, and brother to Abraham.

    Bible Romances George W. Foote
  • He "died before his father Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees."

    Bible Romances George W. Foote
  • When Abraham was bom, his father, Terah, was seventy years old.

    The Bible Unveiled M. M. Mangasarian
  • Some say it's Earth and some call it Terah, but nobody calls it Hell.

    The Sky Is Falling Lester del Rey
  • Here is another synagogue erected by Ezra, and in this place stood the house of Terah and Abraham his son.

  • Here the family remained until the death of Terah, Abraham's aged father, whose traditional tomb is still shown.

    The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas Jesse L. Hurlbut
  • Terah heard this and was angry with Haran, for he feared that the secret of the child's birth might be betrayed.

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