Who Was Abraham’s Father?


Abraham, is regarded as a patriarch in the Jewish, Christian and even Islamic religion. He is a very honored and respected figures. But who was the father of Abraham?


According to biblical account, the father of Abraham was Terah, who was begotten by Nahor, whose Father was Shug, descendants of Shem. He was a polytheist, and from ancient account, he had a cruel disposition, due to the fact that he served as an idolatrous priest. He lived in Ur of the Chaldean, and died at the age of 145 years.

Meanwhile, the holy book of the Muslim, Nahor is instead named Āzar, and he was described just as the christian account as an idolator and a cruel man.

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