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Synonyms for Abraham

the first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac


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In doing so, he was buying time, with the hope that the famine would end before a deal was reached, and by then Abraham and Sarah would be safely on their journey back to the land of Canaan.
Abraham and Sarah, as they are narrated, are figures of a narrative.
Like Abraham and Sarah, Oedipus and Jocasta bond in their belief.
Curiously, this threatened judgment comes about as a result of the lies of Abraham and Sarah (vv.
Abraham and Sarah came to Canaan without permission, but they brought blessings to the people of the area.
The reward Abraham and Sarah earned for their hospitality was the gift of a son--in other words, a future.
Ramban, in his commentary to Genesis 23:2, dismisses any thought of Abraham and Sarah living apart.
Sarah Treem's "Empty Sky" got ands talking about the themes of faith, family and conflict in the play, a modern interpretation of the biblical story of Abraham and Sarah.
Abraham and Sarah receive their divine visitors at midday and respond with expansive hospitality (even before that divinity is recognized).
At a time when we wonder if the lights on our houses too closely resemble the neon that blazes out a message of commerce, a multitude of glowing bulbs reminds me of all the descendants promised Abraham and Sarah.
Having already reimagined the story of God, Abraham and Sarah as an unstable love triangle in the first novel, After These Things goes on to rework the story of Abraham's descendants Isaac and Jacob.
Rebekah marries the son of Abraham and Sarah, Isaac.
When we review the trials and tribulations of Abraham and Sarah as depicted in Genesis, chapter 21, we will find not only answers, but we will be surprised at how old are our "contemporary" societal problems.
Was it well adjusted of Abraham and Sarah to drag their household across a thousand miles of desert for the sake of a voice in a dream?
9) According to Genesis, when Isaac, the legitimate son of Abraham and Sarah, was born, Sarah was overcome with what some translations termed laughter and others joy, and said (in the words of the Geneva Bible): 'God hath made me to rejoyce: all that heare wil rejoyce with me'.