The Rabbinic answer that is quoted by Rashi from the Midrash Rabbah is that indeed Terach was still alive when Abram left Haran. Why does the text say that he dies? Abram was 75 years old when he left Haran, Terach was 70 years old when Abram was born, thus 145 years old when Abram left Haran.
Abram was 75 years old when he left Haran. Good News Translation. When Abram was seventy-five years old, he started out from Haran, as the LORD had told him to do; and Lot went with him. International Standard Version. So Abram left there, as the LORD had directed him, and Lot accompanied him.
NASB 1995 Abram was eighty-six years old when Hagar bore Ishmael to him. NASB 1977 And Abram was eighty-six years old when Hagar bore Ishmael to him. Legacy Standard Bible Now Abram was eighty-six years old when Hagar bore Ishmael to him. Amplified Bible Abram was eighty-six years old when Hagar gave birth to Ishmael. Christian Standard Bible
Abram was 75 years old when he left Haran with his wife Sarai, his nephew Lot, and the substance and souls that they had acquired, and traveled to Shechem in Canaan. Then he pitched his tent in the east of Bethel , and built an altar which was between Bethel and Ai .
May 19, 2005 · Abram did as G‑d told him. At the age of seventy-five years, he left Haran, accompanied by his wife Sarai, and nephew Lot, the son of his brother Haran. They wandered into the land of Canaan.
NASB 1995 “Then he left the land of the Chaldeans and settled in Haran. From there, after his father died, God had him move to this country in which you are now living. NASB 1977 “Then he departed from the land of the Chaldeans, and settled in Haran.
Now Abram was 75 years old when he left Haran. 5 Abram took his wife Sarai, his nephew Lot, all of their possessions, and those who became members of their household in Haran; and they set out for the land of Canaan. When they arrived in Canaan, 6 Abram traveled through the land as far as the sacred place at Shechem, at the oak of Moreh.