Haran sentence example

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  • As the son of Haran and grandson of Terah, he was Abraham's nephew (Gen.
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  • It is the latest writer (P) who mentions Abram (the original form of the name), Nahor and Haran, sons of Terah, at the close of a genealogy of the sons of Shem, which includes among its members Eber the eponym of the Hebrews.
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  • He migrated to Haran 1 in Mesopotamia, apparently the classical Carrhae, on a branch of the Habor.
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  • Thence, after a short stay, Abram with his wife Sarai, and Lot the son of Haran, and all their followers, departed for Canaan.
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  • This great ancestral figure came, it was said, from Ur in Babylonia and Haran and thence to Canaan.
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  • The route along the banks of the Euphrates from south to north was so frequently taken by migrating tribes that the tradition has nothing improbable in itself, but the prominence given in the older narratives to the view that Haran was the home gives this the preference.
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  • He has been viewed as a chieftain of the Amorites, as the head of a great Semitic migration from Mesopotamia; or, since Ur and Haran were seats of Moon-worship, he has been identified with a moon-god.
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  • 4 that Abraham left Haran after his father Terah's death (Gen.
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  • 31), and he accompanied his uncle in his migration from Haran to Canaan.
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  • 8 seq.), Jacob was sent, or (according to a variant tradition) fled from Beer-sheba, to take a wife from among his Syrian kinsfolk at Haran.
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  • The beautiful story of Jacob's fortunes at Haran is among the best examples of Hebrew narrative: how he served seven years for Rachel, "and they seemed a few days for the love he had to her," and was tricked by receiving the elder sister Leah, and how he served yet another seven years, and at last won his love.
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  • from Haran to Gilead it is probable that Laban's home, only seven days' journey distant, was nearer Gilead than the current tradition allows (Gen.
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  • It is worthy of notice that Haran, in upper Mesopotamia, which also was a home of Abraham, was likewise a famous site of worship of the god Sin, and that the name of that god also appears in Mount Sinai, which was historically connected with the origin of the Hebrew nation and religion.
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  • Jacob flees to Laban at Haran to escape Esau's hatred (xxvii.
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  • On his way to Haran he stops at Bethel (formerly Luz, according to Judg.
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  • 1), and the scenes which follow are scarcely situated at Haran, the famous and ancient seat of the worship of the moon-god, but in the desert.
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  • the Euphrates); though the seven days' journey of this concourse of men and cattle suggests that he came to Gilead, not from Haran (300 m.
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  • This is to be taken with the evidence against Haran already noticed, with the use of the term "children of the east" (xxix.
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  • The ferry over an unusually deep and narrow part of the Euphrates has been used from time immemorial in the passage from North Syria to Haran (Charrae), Edessa and North Mesopotamia, and was second in importance only to that at Thapsacus, by which crossed the route to Babylon and South Mesopotamia.
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  • The oldest tradition does not know of this twofold move, and seems to locate Abram's birthplace and the homes of his kindred at Haran (Gen.
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  • 41, infer that Jacob's flight to Haran took place in his 77th year.
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