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Genesis 11:27

Abram’s Family

27 This is the account of Terah’s family line. Terah became the father of Abram, Nahor and Haran. And Haran became the father of Lot.

Read Genesis 11:27 Using Other Translations

Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot.
Now these are the generations of Terah. Terah fathered Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran fathered Lot.
This is the account of Terah’s family. Terah was the father of Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran was the father of Lot.

What does Genesis 11:27 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Genesis 11:27

Now these are the generations of Terah
Or the genealogy of his posterity, which is a very short one; for it only gives an account of his three sons as before,

Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran:
and of three grand children, Lot, Milcah, and Iscah, the children of Haran; and chiefly for the sake of Abram it is given, and indeed the above genealogy of Shem, which ends with him; and of whom and whose posterity the remaining part of this book of Genesis treats:

and Haran begat Lot:
of whom we have some further account in ( Genesis 13:1-14:24 ) ( 19:1-38 ) .

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