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 11:28
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 11:30
11:28 Haran died during the lifetime of his father Terach, in the land of his birth, Ur Casdim.
Vayamot Haran al-peney Terach aviv be'erets moladeto beUr Kasdim.
11:29 Last Reading
Abram and Nachor married. The name of Abram's wife was Sarai. The name of Nachor's wife was Milcah, the daughter of Haran (who was the father of Milcah and Yiscah).
Vayikach Avram veNachor lahem nashim shem eshet-Avram Saray veshem eshet-Nachor Milkah bat-Haran avi-Milkah va'avi Yiskah.
11:30 Sarai was sterile; she had no children.
Vatehi Saray akarah eyn lah valad.



Commentary:

Ur Casdim
  Often translated Ur of the Chaldeans. Some say that the Casdim derived their name from Arpachshad, which is Arp-casad. Others say that the name came from Kesed (Genesis 22:22), and was not used until after Abraham's time (Radak). (See Yov'loth 11:3).

Yiscah
  Usually identified with Sarah (Rashi; Targum Yonathan; Josephus, Antiquities 1:6:5). In English, this is sometimes rendered as Jessica.





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