Genesis 11:32

Hebrew Bible

29 And Abram and Nahor took wives for themselves. The name of Abram’s wife was Sarai. And the name of Nahor’s wife was Milcah; she was the daughter of Haran, who was the father of both Milcah and Iscah. 30 But Sarai was barren; she had no children. 31 Terah took his son Abram, his grandson Lot (the son of Haran), and his daughter-in-law Sarai, his son Abram’s wife, and with them he set out from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to Canaan. When they came to Haran, they settled there. 32 The lifetime of Terah was 205 years, and he died in Haran.

Samaritan Genesis 11:32

Samaritan Penteteuch

29 And Abram and Nahor took them wives: the name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah, and the father of Iscah. 30 But Sarai was barren; she had no child. 31 And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai and Milka his daughters-in-law, his son Abram's wife; and Nahor – his son; and he went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran, and dwelt there. 32 And the days of Terah were hundred and forty five years: and Terah died in Haran.

 Notes and References

"... From this statement it is clear that the author of Acts is not following the standard biblical chronology of Genesis 11-12 ... Admittedly, this is an OT problem, related to the narrative techniques employed (i.e., rounding off an episode even when it is related to a subsequent narrative), but what concerns us here is the reaction(s) of later readers. In the Samaritan Pentateuch (Hebrew and Targum) we are confronted by one type of reaction, namely the need to correct the apparent chronological discrepancies of the biblical narrative. Instead of 205 years, the total of Terah's life is given in the Samaritan Pentateuch as 145 years ..."

Richard, Earl Acts 7: An Investigation of the Samaritan Evidence (pp. 190-208) The Catholic Biblical Quarterly, 1977

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