Arpachshad

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Arpachshad
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Arpachshad, Son of Shem
Born
Ur, Sumer
(present-day Southern Iraq)
Diedunknown
ChildrenSalah, and other sons and daughters
Parent(s)Shem

According to the Bible, Arpachshad or Arphaxad was the son of Shem, Noah's son. Arpachshad's son Salah was an ancestor of Abraham and, in turn, Jesus.