Meaning of ABRAHAM in English


[Judaic] The 'Father of many nations'. Abraham's faith was tempted when God instructed him to sacrifice his only son, Isaac, on a mountain that he would be shown. Ready to obey his god, Abraham was about to kill his son when God sent an angel to praise him for his faith, and released him from the obligation.

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