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[teer-uh, ter-ah]
  1. the father of Abraham. Gen. 11:25–32.
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Historical Examples

  • Abraham, Haran and Terah were seized by the guards and marched off to the palace.

    Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends

    Gertrude Landa

  • 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