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