Serug (Hebrew Name 1|שְׂרוּג|S'rug|"branch") was the son of
Reuand the father of Nahor, according to Genesis11:20-23. He is also the great-grandfather of Abraham. In the Masoretictext that modern Bibles are based on, he was 30 when Nahor was born, and lived to the age of 230. (Other early versions give different figures).
Further details are provided in
Jubilees, where it gives the names of his mother, Ora (11:1), and wife Milcah (11:6). It also states that his original name was Seroh, but that it was changed to "Serug" in the time when Noah's children began to fight wars, and the city of Urwas built, where Serug lived. It says this Serug was the first of the patriarchal line to abandon monotheism and turn to idol worship, teaching sorcery to his son Nahor.
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