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GenderMasculine
Scriptsתֶּרַח Ancient Hebrew
PronouncedPron.TEE-rə English
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Meaning & History

Possibly means "station" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament Terah is the father of Abraham. He led his people out of Ur and towards Canaan, but died along the way.
Other Languages & CulturesTerach Biblical Hebrew

Categories

biblical, biblical patriarchs, uncertain etymology
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute