Haran, Canneh, Eden, the traders of Sheba, Asshur and Chilmad traded with you.
Did the gods of those nations which my fathers destroyed deliver them, even Gozan and Haran and Rezeph and the sons of Eden who were in Telassar?
Did the gods of those nations which my fathers have destroyed deliver them, even Gozan and Haran and Rezeph and the sons of Eden who were in Telassar?
The sons of Shem were Elam and Asshur and Arpachshad and Lud and Aram.
“I will also break the gate bar of Damascus, And cut off the inhabitant from the valley of Aven, And him who holds the scepter, from Beth-eden; So the people of Aram will go exiled to Kir,” Says the Lord.
The Lord God planted a garden toward the east, in Eden; and there He placed the man whom He had formed.
The beginning of his kingdom was Babel and Erech and Accad and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.
Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran, his grandson, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram’s wife; and they went out together from Ur of the Chaldeans in order to enter the land of Canaan; and they went as far as Haran, and settled there.
So Abram went forth as the Lord had spoken to him; and Lot went with him. Now Abram was seventy-five years old when he departed from Haran.
Jokshan became the father of Sheba and Dedan. And the sons of Dedan were Asshurim and Letushim and Leummim.
Now he arose that same night and took his two wives and his two maids and his eleven children, and crossed the ford of the Jabbok.
“Nevertheless Kain will be consumed; How long will Asshur keep you captive?”
and the Sabeans attacked and took them. They also slew the servants with the edge of the sword, and I alone have escaped to tell you.”
Assyria also has joined with them; They have become a help to the children of Lot. Selah.
In that day the Lord will whistle for the fly that is in the remotest part of the rivers of Egypt and for the bee that is in the land of Assyria.
In that day the Lord will shave with a razor, hired from regions beyond the Euphrates (that is, with the king of Assyria), the head and the hair of the legs; and it will also remove the beard.
“Is not Calno like Carchemish, Or Hamath like Arpad, Or Samaria like Damascus?
Go over to Calneh and look, And go from there to Hamath the great, Then go down to Gath of the Philistines. Are they better than these kingdoms, Or is their territory greater than yours?
Then he left the land of the Chaldeans and settled in Haran. From there, after his father died, God had him move to this country in which you are now living.