What does Abraham mean?

Abraham meaning in Names Dictionary

Father of a multitude.
Name Origin: Hebrew
Name Gender: Male

Abraham meaning in Etymology Dictionary

masc. correct title, title for the firstly the patriarchs when you look at the Old-Testament, from Hebrew Abraham "father of a large number," from abh "father" + *raham (cognate with Arabic ruham "multitude"); the name he changed from Abram "high parent," from second element ram "high, exalted." Related: Abrahamic.

Abraham meaning in General Dictionary

the initial for the Old-Testament patriarchs in addition to daddy of Isaac; according to Genesis, Jesus promised to give Abraham's household (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the guaranteed Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to compromise their boy

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Sentence Examples with the word Abraham

Among his collaborators were James Ussher, John Lightfoot and Edward Pococke, Edmund Castell, Abraham Wheelocke and Patrick Young.

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