Azear in Oriental tradition, was an idol which Abraham's father, Terah, worshipped. Because Abraham broke this and other idols he was' accused by his father, before the prince Nimrod, of blasphemy and of abuse of idols, and thrown into a fiery furnace; but his body was not consumed.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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