Na’hor (snorting), the name of two persons in the family of Abraham.
1. His grandfather; the son of Serug and father of Terah. Gen. 11:22-25. (b.c. 2174.)
2. Grandson of the preceding, son of Terah and brother of Abraham and Haran. Gen. 11:26, 27. (b.c. 2000.) The order of the ages of the family of Terah is not improbably inverted in the narrative; in which case Nahor, instead of being younger than Abraham, was really older. He married Milcah, the daughter of his brother Haran; and when Abraham and Lot migrated to Canaan, Nahor remained behind in the land of his birth, on the eastern side of the Euphrates.