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Nahor (nâ'hôr), snorting. 1. One of the patriarchs, father of Terah and grandfather of Abraham. Genesis 11:22-25; 1 Chronicles 1:26. He is called Nachor in Luke 3:34, A. V. 2. A son of Terah. It would seem, that he must have accompanied his father to Haran; for it is sometimes styled the city of Nahor. Genesis 11:1-32; Genesis 26:1-35; Genesis 27:1-46; Genesis 29:1-35; Genesis 22:20-24; Genesis 24:10; Genesis 24:15; Genesis 24:24; Genesis 24:47; Genesis 29:5; Genesis 31:53. He is called Nachor in Joshua 24:2, A. V.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Nahor'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. 1893.

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