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Ishmael

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The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Religion
Length:
199 words

Son of Abraham and Hagar. A generally positive attitude toward Ishmael and thus toward his descendants is found in ...

Ishmael

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The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
138 words

Called Ismail in the Quran. Son of Abraham (Ibrahim) and Hagar. In the Quranic account, God asked ...

Ishmael

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
130 words

Eldest son of the Jewish patriarch, Abraham, by his maidservant, Hagar. After the birth of Isaac, Ishmael ...

Ishmael

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A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
225 words

Son of Abraham and his concubine Hagar (Genesis 16) and half-brother of Isaac. To some extent in the Pentateuchal narrative ...

Ishmael

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The Oxford Companion to the Bible

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
220 words

Son of Abraham and Hagar. A generally positive attitude toward Ishmael and thus toward his descendants is found in ...

Ismāʿīl

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion, Social sciences, Regional and Area Studies
Length:
631 words
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Ismāʿīl (Ishmael) was the first of the two sons of the prophet Ibrāhīm (Abraham), born to Hajar (Hagar). He was ...

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Religion
Length:
120 words

Son of *Abraham and *Hagar (Gen. 16: 15), brought into the *covenant (Gen. 17: 25) but in ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
29 words

Any of several biblical figures, most notably Abraham's son by Hagar and half brother to Isaac. He fathered ...

ISHMAEL

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

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Religion
Length:
177 words

(Heb. Yishmaʿe’l), elder son of Abraham. His mother was Hagar, Sarah’s Egyptian handmaiden and Abraham’s concubine (Gn ...

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

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006

in the Bible, a son of Abraham and Hagar, his wife Sarah's maid, driven away with his mother after the birth of Isaac (Genesis 16:12). ...

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