HyperDic: abraham

English > 1 sense of the word Abraham:
NOUNperson Abraham, Ibrahimthe first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac
Abraham > pronunciation
Soundsey'brahhhae.m
RhymesAm / AM ... yam: 73 rhymes with aem...
English > Abraham: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningThe 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.
SynonymIbrahim
Instance ofpatriarchAny of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race
SpanishAbraham, Abrahán
CatalanAbraham, Ibrahim

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