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Three world religions honor Abraham as their ancient patriarch and a model of faith in one God. In Judaism the 12 tribes of Israel trace their lineage to Abraham through his son Isaac and grandson Jacob. In Christian scriptures he is a spiritual ancestor, "justified by faith." In Islam's Koran he and another son, Ishmael, build the sacred site at Mecca, which remains the holiest destination for the world's Muslims, by decree of Allah through Muhammad. The biblical book Genesis describes Abram More »
Name at Birth: Abram
Born: 3rd century B.C. (Ur, Babylonia)

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Abraham originally Avram or Abram, is the common patriarch of the three Abrahamic religions. .... But Abraham laughed, and "said in his heart, 'Shall a child be born unto him that is an hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years ...

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Sep 25, 2017 ... In Judaism the promised offspring is understood to be the Jewish people descended from Abraham's son, Isaac, born of his wife Sarah.

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Abraham. The patriarch Abraham (c. 1996 BC-1821 BC) started with humble ... Abraham was born Abram, son of Terah, at the beginning of the second ...

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Where was he born? ... Abraham is one of the most blessed people in the Bible. ... Abram (his birth name before God renamed him Abraham) was born in the city of Ur of the Chaldees to a family ... Map of Palestine at the time of the Patriarchs.

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According to Jewish tradition, Abraham was born under the name Abram in the city of Ur in Babylonia in the year 1948 from Creation ...

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Abraham: The First Historical Biography on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The world's major religions-Judaism, Christianity, and Islam-find  ...

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Jun 23, 2009 ... Abraham is regarded by Jews as the first Patriarch of the Jewish people. ... There is very little biographical detail about him apart from the fact ...

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According to Jewish tradition, Abraham was born under the name Abram in the city ... The idea of b'rit is fundamental to traditional Judaism: we have a covenant,  ...

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His son from Hagar, Ishmael, turned against Isaac, Abraham's son of the promise, who was born 13 years after Ishmael, when Abraham was 100 and Sarah was ...