Meaning: an archer, teacher; fruitful

a Canaanite probably who inhabited the district south of Shechem, between Mounts Ebal and Gerizim, and gave his name to the “plain” there (Genesis 12:6)

Here at this “plain,” or rather (Revised King James Version) “oak,” of Moreh, Abraham built his first altar in the promised land, and here the Lord appeared unto him. He afterwards left this plain and moved southward, and pitched his tent between Bethel on the west and Hai on the east (Genesis 12:7-8).