HyperDic: isaac

English > 1 sense of the word Isaac:
NOUNperson Isaac(Old Testament) the second patriarch
Isaac > pronunciation
Soundsay'zahk; ay'zihk
Rhymesaeronautic ... Zanuck: 70 rhymes with ahk...
academic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > Isaac: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaning(Old Testament) the second patriarch; son of Abraham and Sarah who was offered by Abraham as a sacrifice to God; father of Jacob and Esau.
CategoryOld TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
Instance ofpatriarchAny of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race

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