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Genesis 11:28 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Haran died before his father Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Haran died before his father Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Haran died in the presence of his father Terah in the land of his birth, in Ur of the Chaldeans.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Haran died before his father Terah, in the land of his nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Haran died before the face of his father Terah in the land of his nativity at Ur of the Chaldeans.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and Haran died, in the presence of Terah his father,—in the land of his birth, in Ur of the Chaldees.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Haran dieth in the presence of Terah his father, in the land of his birth, in Ur of the Chaldees.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Aran died before Thare his father, in the land of his nativity in Ur of the Chaldees.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Haran died, before his father Terah in the land of his natiuity, in Ur of the Chaldees.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Arrhan died in the presence of Terah{gr.Tharrha} his father, in the land in which he was born, in the country of the Chaldees.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Haran died before his father Terach in the land of his nativity, in Ur of the Kasdim.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Hrn הָרָן 2039
{2039} Prime
הָרָן
Haran
{haw-rawn'}
Perhaps from H2022; mountaineer; Haran, the name of two men.
died 4191
{4191} Prime
מָמוֹת
muwth
{mooth}
A primitive root; to die (literally or figuratively); causatively to kill.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
before 6440
{6440} Prime
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
x5921
(5921) Complement
עַל
`al
{al}
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
his father 1
{0001} Prime
אָב
'ab
{awb}
A primitive word; father in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application.
Tera תֶּרַח 8646
{8646} Prime
תֶּרַח
Terach
{teh'-rakh}
Of uncertain derivation; Terach, the father of Abraham; also a place in the Desert.
in the land 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
of his nativity, 4138
{4138} Prime
מוֹלֶדֶת
mowledeth
{mo-leh'-deth}
From H3205; nativity (plural birth place); by implication lineage, native country; also offspring, family.
in r אוּר 218
{0218} Prime
אוּר
'Uwr
{oor}
The same as H0217; Ur, a place in Chaldaea; also an Israelite.
of the Ca$dm כַּשׂדִּים. 3778
{3778} Prime
כַּשְׂדִי
Kasdiy
{kas-dee'}
(Occasionally shown as the second form with enclitic; meaning towards the Kasdites); patronymic from H3777 (only in the plural); a Kasdite, or descendant of Kesed; by implication a Chaldaean (as if so descended); also an astrologer (as if proverbial of that people).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Genesis 11:28

_ _ Ur — now Orfa; that is, “light,” or “fire.” Its name probably derived from its being devoted to the rites of fire-worship. Terah and his family were equally infected with that idolatry as the rest of the inhabitants (Joshua 24:15).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 11:27-32.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Ur:

Genesis 15:7 And he said unto him, I [am] the LORD that brought thee out of Ur of the Chaldees, to give thee this land to inherit it.
Nehemiah 9:7 Thou [art] the LORD the God, who didst choose Abram, and broughtest him forth out of Ur of the Chaldees, and gavest him the name of Abraham;
Acts 7:2-4 And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hearken; The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Charran, ... Then came he out of the land of the Chaldaeans, and dwelt in Charran: and from thence, when his father was dead, he removed him into this land, wherein ye now dwell.
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