Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Haran died before his father Terah in the land of his nature, in Ur of the Chaldees.
But the LORD had said unto Abram, Depart out of thy country and from thy nature and from thy father's house unto a land that I will show thee;
Thou art, O LORD, the God who didst choose Abram and didst bring him forth out of Ur of the Chaldees and didst give him the name of Abraham
And he said, Men, brethren, and fathers, hearken. The God of glory appeared unto our father Abraham, when he was in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt in Haran,
And the LORD appeared unto Abram and said, Unto thy seed will I give this land, and there he built an altar unto the LORD, who appeared unto him.
for all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it and to thy seed for ever.
and didst find his heart faithful before thee and didst make a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite, the Perizzite, the Jebusite, and the Girgashite, to give it, to his seed and hast performed thy word; for thou art righteous.
Saying, Unto thee will I give the land of Canaan, the lot of your inheritance,
For the promise that he should be the heir of the world was not to Abraham or to his seed through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.