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A·bra·ham

 (ā′brə-hăm′)
In the Bible, the first patriarch and progenitor of the Hebrew people. He was the father of Ishmael and Isaac.

[Hebrew 'abrāhām, the (divine) Father is exalted : 'āb, father; see ʔb in Semitic roots + rām, rāhām, exalted; see rwm in Semitic roots.]

Abraham

(ˈeɪbrəˌhæm; -həm)
n
1. (Bible) Old Testament the first of the patriarchs, the father of Isaac and the founder of the Hebrew people (Genesis 11–25)
2. (Bible) Abraham's bosom the place where the just repose after death (Luke 16:22)

A•bra•ham

(ˈeɪ brəˌhæm, -həm)

n.
the first Biblical patriarch, the traditional founder of the Hebrew nation, and the father of Isaac: considered an ancestor of the Arab peoples through his son Ishmael.
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Noun1.Abraham - the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of IsaacAbraham - 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"
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[ˈeɪbrəhæm] NAbrahán, Abraham

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nAbraham m; in Abraham’s bosomin Abrahams Schoß
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Abraham and Sarah not only received new names (Genesis 17:5,15), but answered hopes (Genesis 17:16).
Abraham and Sarah, Joseph and Mary, Simeon and Anna were righteous people of deep faith.
And so, God heard her [Hagar's] affliction and gave her a son who would be a wild-ass of a man to afflict the seed of Abraham and Sarah with all kinds of affliction.
Also, Genesis 12 is not the beginning of the story of Abraham and Sarah.
Abraham and Sarah are fine examples of aging Old Testament figures.
In Genesis, Abraham and Sarah often exhibit their own homophrosyne.
Both Abraham and Sarah are active in the covenant: Both are given new names and both are told they will be the parents of nations and kings will come from them.
Further, we do not know any particulars about the conversations that took place between Abraham and Sarah.
Abraham and Sarah lie and humiliate themselves to try to survive in a foreign nation they had no permission to enter.
The constant stream of guests got me thinking about Abraham and Sarah.
In his discussion of Abraham and Sarah in Egypt (Genesis 12, 20-21), Fretheim finds that, while Abraham brings a curse upon the nations through his deceitful behavior, Pharaoh and Abimelech confer blessing upon Abraham and his family.
It also gives no indication that Abraham and Sarah were dwelling together at the period of her death.