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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.]
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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)
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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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Abraham

[ˈeɪbrəhæm] NAbrahán, Abraham
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Abraham

nAbraham m; in Abraham’s bosomin Abrahams Schoß
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References in classic literature ?
I then explained to him as well as I could why our blessed Redeemer took not on Him the nature of angels but the seed of Abraham; and how, for that reason, the fallen angels had no share in the redemption; that He came only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel, and the like.
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." (13)
Norty was a member, vice president, and treasurer, of the Seed of Abraham Motorcycle Club u Massachusetts Chapter.
It never forgets that Esau, like Ishmael, is of the seed of Abraham. Two notices of Esau taking wives frame the story of the stolen blessing.