Genesis 11:10-32 Genealogy from Shem to Abram (Abraham)
10 “This is the genealogy of Shem: Shem was one hundred years old, and begot Arphaxad two years after the flood. 11 After he begot Arphaxad, Shem lived five hundred years, and begot sons and daughters.
12 Arphaxad lived thirty-five years, and begot Salah. 13 After he begot Salah, Arphaxad lived four hundred and three years, and begot sons and daughters.
14 Salah lived thirty years, and begot Eber. 15 After he begot Eber, Salah lived four hundred and three years, and begot sons and daughters.
16 Eber lived thirty-four years, and begot Peleg. 17 After he begot Peleg, Eber lived four hundred and thirty years, and begot sons and daughters.
18 Peleg lived thirty years, and begot Reu. 19 After he begot Reu, Peleg lived two hundred and nine years, and begot sons and daughters.
20 Reu lived thirty-two years, and begot Serug. 21 After he begot Serug, Reu lived two hundred and seven years, and begot sons and daughters.
22 Serug lived thirty years, and begot Nahor. 23 After he begot Nahor, Serug lived two hundred years, and begot sons and daughters.
24 Nahor lived twenty-nine years, and begot Terah. 25 After he begot Terah, Nahor lived one hundred and nineteen years, and begot sons and daughters.
Terah lived seventy years, and begot Abram, Nahor, and
is the genealogy of Terah: Terah begot Abram, Nahor, and
Terah took his son Abram and his grandson Lot, the son of
Facts revealed in the genealogy of Shem to Abraham:
It’s interesting to see the multi-birth again as
Abram, Nahor and
Y Once again, women are being named: Sarai (means: “contentious”), the wife of Abraham; and Milcah (means: “queen” - wife of Nahor, Abraham's brother) who will become the grandmother of Rebekah (means: “ensnarer (by beauty)” - wife of Isaac).
Y Abram married his half sister. [Genesis 20:12]
Nahor married his niece, the daughter of his
Y Sarai was barren and had no children.
Abraham’s father believed the command God gave
to Abraham and wanted to be a part of the obedience and blessing, so he took
his family from
Terah died in
See chart attached for overlapping dates and life spans.