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Bible Names N-Z: Serug


Serug in Easton's Bible Dictionary branch, the father of Nahor (Gen. 11:20-23); called Saruch in Luke 3:35.

Serug in Fausset's Bible Dictionary Reu's son, great grandfather of Abraham (as to his age, see CHRONOLOGY); in the Hebrew 230 years, 30 before begetting Nahor, 200 afterward; but in Septuagint 130 before begetting Nahor, making 330. One of many systematic variations lengthening the interval between the flood and Abraham from 292 to 1172, or as the Alexandrinus manuscript 1072. Epiphanius (Haer. 1:6, section 8) says Serug means "provocation," and that idolatry began in his time, but confined to pictures, and that the religion of mankind up to his time was Scythic, after Serug and the building of the Babel tower it was Hellenic or Greek.

Serug in Hitchcock's Bible Names branch; layer; twining

Serug in Naves Topical Bible -An ancestor of Abraham Ge 11:20-23; 1Ch 1:26 -Called SARUCH Lu 3:35

Serug in Smiths Bible Dictionary (branch), son of Reu and great grandfather of Abraham. His age is given in the Hebrew Bible as 230 years. Ge 11:20-23 (B.C. 2180.)

Serug in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE se'-rug (serugh; Serouch): Son of Reu and great-grandfather of Abraham (Gen 11:20 ff; 1 Ch 1:26; Lk 3:35).

Serug in Wikipedia Serug (Hebrew: שְׂרוּג, S'rug ; "branch") was the son of Reu and the father of Nahor, according to Genesis 11:20-23. He is also the great-grandfather of Abraham. In the Masoretic text that modern Bibles are based on, he was 30 when Nahor was born, and lived to the age of 230. The Septuagint and Samaritan Pentateuch texts state that he was 130 on fathering Nahor, and the Septuagint accordingly gives his age at death as 330. He is called Saruch in the Greek version of Luke 3:35.

Serug Scripture - Genesis 11:21 And Reu lived after he begat Serug two hundred and seven years, and begat sons and daughters.

Serug Scripture - Genesis 11:22 And Serug lived thirty years, and begat Nahor:

Serug Scripture - Genesis 11:23 And Serug lived after he begat Nahor two hundred years, and begat sons and daughters.

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