Abraham

Definitions of Abraham
  1. noun
    the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son
    “Judaism, Christianity, and Islam each has a special claim on Abraham
    synonyms: Ibrahim
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    patriarch
    any of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race
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