Father of the Faithful


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Abraham.
Mohammed, or one of the sultans, his successors.
- Rom. iv.

See also: Father, Father

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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God changed his name to Abraham (meaning "father of a multitude") and he is looked to as the "father of the faithful."
Each holds Abraham in a high place as the father of the faithful, but they disagree on what Abraham did and who are his rightful spiritual heirs.