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The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible

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2002
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Religion
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294 words

Son of Abraham and father of Esau and Jacob. The principal stories about Isaac are found in Genesis 21–28. ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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Current Version:
2003
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Religion
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77 words

Called Ishaq in the Quran. Son of Abraham and Sarah in old age. The Quran mentions him seventeen times, ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
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99 words

Son of the Hebrew patriarch Abraham by his wife Sarah. His name is derived from the fact that his ...

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A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
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Religion
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228 words

The second of the three patriarchs, son of Abraham and father of Jacob, whose story is told in the ...

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The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
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317 words

Son of Abraham and father of Esau and Jacob. The principal stories about Isaac are found in Genesis 21–28 ...

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
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Religion
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257 words

Son of the aged *Sarah and *Abraham; born in accordance with the promise to Abraham of an ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
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Encyclopedias
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65 words

Character of the Old Testament, and one of the Patriarchs. He was the son of Abraham and Sarah. ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2011
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Religion
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216 words

(Heb. Yitsḥaq), second of the three patriarchs; son of Abraham and Sarah. Both Abraham and Sarah laughed ...

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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Current Version:
2005
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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159 words

A biblical patriarch (Gen 21-28), Isaac was the miraculous son of Abraham and Sarah in their old age. He was ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
in the Bible, a Hebrew patriarch, son of Abraham and Sarah and father of Jacob and Esau, whom Abraham was commanded by God to sacrifice. Because of his obedience to God, Isaac was spared; ... More

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