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Lot (Abraham's nephew)

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Lot (Abraham's nephew): Son of Haran, nephew of Abraham. He accompanied Abraham on his journey to Canaan and on his subsequent travels. After conflict arose between the two, he relocated to Sodom. When he was taken captive, Abraham rushed to his aid, battling four kings to secure his freedom. When Sodom was destroyed, angels were dispatched to save him. He is the ancestor of the nations of Ammon and Moab.
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