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Noun: Abraham  'ey-bru,ham
  1. 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";
    - Ibrahim

Derived forms: Abrahams

Type of: patriarch

Encyclopedia: Abraham, Paul