Character Study on Nachor

Character Study on Nachor

Joshua 24: And Joshua said unto all the people, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood in old time, even Terah, the father of Abraham, and the father of Nachor: and they served other gods.
Luke 3: Which was the son of Jacob, which was the son of Isaac, which was the son of Abraham, which was the son of Thara, which was the son of Nachor,

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Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Nachor
Joshua 24:2; Luke 3:34.

1. Abraham's grandfather.

2. Abraham's brother. (See ABRAHAM.) Nahor was his elder brother; married Milcah his niece, Haran's daughter, who bore eight sons (Genesis 11:26-29; Genesis 22:20-24). His concubine Reumah bore Zebah and Maachah (whose descendants David came in contact with: 1 Chronicles 18:8; 1 Chronicles 19:6), Gaham and Thahash. Bethuel his son was Rebekah's father. She formed a tie between Abraham's seed and the original Mesopotamian family. Laban and Jacob's connection renewed it, then it closes. Laban, with polytheistic notions, distinguishes between his god "the god of Nahor" and "the God of Abraham," Jacob's God (Genesis 31:3; Genesis 31:5; Genesis 31:19; Genesis 31:29; Genesis 31:42; Genesis 31:49; Genesis 31:53; Joshua 24:2), "the God of Abraham and the Fear of Isaac." El Naura is a town on Euphrates above Hit.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Nachor
(nay' kawr) KJV alternate form of Nahor (Joshua 24:2 ; Luke 3:34 ).



Morrish Bible Dictionary - Nachor
See NAHOR.

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Nachor
Same as Nahor

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Nahor - (See Nachor
Nahor - Called Nachor in Luke 3:34 . Called Nachor in Joshua 24:2
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