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Lexicon :: Strong's H2039 - hārān

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Part of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Perhaps from הַר (H2022)
Strong’s Definitions

הָרָן Hârân, haw-rawn'; perhaps from H2022; mountaineer; Haran, the name of two men:—Haran.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's H2039 in the following manner: Haran (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's H2039 in the following manner: Haran (7x).
proper masculine noun
  1. Haran = "mountaineer"

    1. youngest son of Terah, brother of Abraham, father of Lot, Milcah, and Iscah; born and died in Ur of the Chaldees

    2. a Gershonite Levite in the time of David, one of the family of Shimei

    3. a son of Caleb by the concubine Ephah

      proper locative noun
    4. name of the place to which Abraham migrated from Ur of the Chaldees and where the descendants of his brother Nahor established themselves; probably located in Mesopotamia, in Padanaram, the cultivated district at the foot of the hills between the Khabour and the Euphrates below Mount Masius

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
הָרָן Hârân, haw-rawn'; perhaps from H2022; mountaineer; Haran, the name of two men:—Haran.
STRONGS H2039: Abbreviations
הָרָן proper name, masculine (mountaineer; i.e. mountain-people (or land)? compare Di Genesis 11:27); —
1. son of Terah, brother of Abram and father of Lot Genesis 11:27 (twice in verse); Genesis 11:31 (all P), Genesis 11:28 (J); also father of Milcah (Nahor's wife) & Iscah Genesis 11:29 (J).
2. a Levite (Gershonite) 1 Chronicles 23:9. —
On הָרָן in proper name, of a location see below בית הרם.
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11:27; 11:27; 11:28; 11:29; 11:31

1 Chronicles



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Strong's Number H2039 matches the Hebrew הָרָן (hārān),
which occurs 7 times in 6 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:26 - And Terah lived seventy years, and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran. H2039
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:27 - Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran; H2039 and Haran H2039 begat Lot.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:28 - And Haran H2039 died before his father Terah in the land of his nativity, in Ur of the Chaldees.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:29 - And Abram and Nahor took them wives: the name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran, H2039 the father of Milcah, and the father of Iscah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 11:31 - And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran H2039 his son's son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his son Abram's wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran, and dwelt there.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 23:9 - The sons of Shimei; Shelomith, and Haziel, and Haran, H2039 three. These were the chief of the fathers of Laadan.
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