“Haran died in the presence of his father Terah…”  Gen. 11:28

“…Terah died in Haran.”  Gen 11:32

It appears Haran, the son of Terah, had an untimely death, passing away before his father and leaving Lot fatherless.  Haran’s brothers were Arbam and Nahor.  We are told in verse 28 that Haran died in the presence of his father Terah.  Then, in a unique twist of words, verse 32 tells us that Terah died in a place called Haran.  From what I understand, the name of Terah’s son, and the city of the same name, though the same in English, would be easily discerned as different in the original Hebrew.  Take away what you will, I just thought this was interesting.

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