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Haran

(hā`răn), in the Bible. 1 Abraham's brother. 2 Caleb's son.

Haran

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Harran

(both: härän`), ancient city of Mesopotamia, now in SE Asian Turkey, 24 mi (39 km) SE of Şanlıurfa. It was an important center on the trade route from Nineveh to Carchemish and the seat of the Assyrian moon god. The Babylonians defeated the Assyrian army at Haran in 609 B.C. Frequently mentioned in the Bible, it was the home of Abraham's family after the migration from Ur. The Greek form of the name is Charan or Charran. In Roman times it was CarrhaeCarrhae
, Roman name for the ancient Mesopotamian city of Haran. The name Carrhae is best known because of the battle of Carrhae in 53 B.C. M. Licinius Crassus (see Crassus, family) was defeated by the Parthians, who by their archery routed the Roman force.
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yet him God the most High voutsafes To call by Vision from his Fathers house, His kindred and false Gods, into a Land Which he will shew him, and from him will raise A mightie Nation, and upon him showre His benediction so, that in his Seed All Nations shall be blest; hee straight obeys, Not knowing to what Land, yet firm believes: I see him, but thou canst not, with what Faith He leaves his Gods, his Friends, and native Soile UR of CHALDAEA, passing now the Ford To HARAN, after him a cumbrous Train Of Herds and Flocks, and numerous servitude; Not wandring poor, but trusting all his wealth With God, who call'd him, in a land unknown.
Zoller was selected by a Search Committee headed by ICL's Executive Chairman, Johanan Locker, together with Dr Miki Haran, ICL External Director and Avisar Paz, CEO of Israel Corporation.
Manuel Diaz El Cordobes y Esther Arroyo lo haran desde la Plaza de las Tendillas de Cordoba; TV3 ha elegido al comico Quim Masferrer y a Ruth Jimenez (expareja de Risto Mejide); Kika Frutos, Pico Esquina y Maria Garo lo haran desde Murcia y Mikel Pagadi, Zuhait Gurrutxaga y Sara Gandara, para ETB.
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Tony Haran has worked in the property sector for more than 15 years and moves from Knight Frank where he was responsible for build to rent and standing stock residential investment outside London.
Haran gives two simple generalizations of commutative rings.
Now this is the line of Terah: Terah begot Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran begot Lot.
Leading India-based software services provider Sasken Communication Technologies has made an announcement on the appointment of Hari Haran as the new President of Global Sales, Marketing and Business lines of the company.