Ur

fire, light, a valley

Ur

was the land of Haran’s nativity, (Genesis 11:28) the place from which Terah and Abraham started “to go into the land of Canaan.” (Genesis 11:31) It is called in Genesis “Ur of the Chaldaeans,” while in the Acts St. Stephen places it, by implication, in Mesopotamia. (Acts 7:2,4) These are all the indications which Scripture […]

Ur

-1. Abraham’ s native place Ge 11:27,28 .Abraham leaves Ge 11:31; 15:7; Ne 9:7 -2. Father of one of David’ s mighty men 1Ch 11:35

Ur

Ur

Light, or the moon city, a city “of the Chaldees,” the birthplace of Haran (Gen. 11:28, 31), the largest city of Shinar or northern Chaldea, and the principal commercial centre of the country as well as the centre of political power. It stood near the mouth of the Euphrates, on its western bank, and is […]