Abraham
Abraham (/ˈeɪbrəˌhæm, -həm/ (Hebrew: אַבְרָהָם‎,  listen )), originally Abram, is the first of the three biblical patriarchs. His story, told in chapters 11 through 25 of the Book of G...
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Abraham and Lot's conflict
Abraham and Lot's conflict (Hebrew: מריבת רועי אברהם ורועי לוט‎, Merivat Roey Avraham Ve'Roey Lot) is a story told in the Book of Genesis, in the weekly Torah portion, Lech-Lecha, that depicts t...
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Battle of the Vale of Siddim
The Battle of the Vale of Siddim, also often called the War of nine Kings, refers to an event in the Hebrew Bible book of Genesis 14:1-12 that occurred in the days of Abram and Lot. The Vale of Siddim...
Hagar
Hagar (/heɪˈɡɑr/ hay-GAR; Hebrew: הָגָר,  Hagar,  Hāgār, of uncertain origin Arabic: هاجر‎ Hājar; Greek: Ἄγαρ Agar; Latin: Agar) is a biblical person in the Book of Genesis...
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Sodom and Gomorrah
Sodom and Gomorrah (/ˈsɒd.əm/; /ɡə.ˈmɔr.ə/) were cities mentioned in the Book of Genesis and throughout the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament and in deuterocanonical sources, as well as in the Qur'an an...
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Lot (Biblical)
Lot (/lɒt/; Hebrew: לוֹט,  Lot,  Lôṭ ; "veil" or "covering") is a person mentioned in the biblical Book of Genesis chapters 11–14 and 19. Notable episodes in his life include his tr...
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Binding of Isaac
The Binding of Isaac (in Hebrew the עֲקֵידַת יִצְחַק, Akedát Yitzḥák, also known as "The Binding" הָ)עֲקֵידָה), the Akedah or Aqedah, or in Arabic as the Dhabih (الذبيح) or "The Slaughter", is a story...
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Isaac
Isaac (/ˈaɪzək/; Hebrew: יִצְחָק,  Yitskhak,  Yiṣḥāq, Yiçḥaq, "[he] will laugh"; Greek: Ἰσαάκ Isaak; Arabic: إسحاق‎ or إسحٰق ʼIsḥāq) as described in the Hebrew Bible and the Qur'a...
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Noach (parsha)
Noach, Noiach, Nauach, Nauah, or Noah (נֹחַ, Hebrew for the name "Noah", the third word, and first distinctive word, of the parashah) is the second weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה, parashah) in the an...
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Islamic views on Abraham
Ibrahim (Arabic: إبراهيم, translit.: ʾIbrāhīm, [ʔibraːˈhiːm]), known as Abraham in the Old Testament, is recognized in Islam as a prophet and apostle of God (Arabic: الله‎ Allāh) and patri...
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Abrahamic religions
Abrahamic religions (also Semitic religions) are monotheistic faiths of West Asian origin, emphasizing and tracing their common origin to Abraham or recognizing a spiritual tradition identified with h...
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Quran
The Quran (/kɔrˈɑːn/ kor-AHN; Arabic: القرآن‎ al-qur'ān, [qurˈʔaːn], literally meaning "the recitation"; also romanised Qurʾan or Koran) is the central religious text of Islam, which Muslim...
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Genesis flood narrative
The Genesis flood narrative makes up chapters 6–9 in the Book of Genesis, in the Bible. The narrative, one of many flood myths found in human cultures, indicates that God intended to return the Earth ...
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Islamic view of Lot
Lut ( Arabic: لوط, translit.: Lūṭ ), known as Lot in the Old Testament, is a prophet of God in the Quran. He also appears in the Bible, but the biblical stories of Lot are not entirely accepted w...
Jokshan
Jokshan ("an offense", "hardness", or "a knocking"); most probably Josephus' Jazar. According to the Bible he was the second son of Abraham and his either wife or concubine Keturah, whom he wed after ...
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Haran
Haran or Aran (Hebrew: הָרָן, Modern: Hārān) is a man in the Book of Genesis in the Hebrew Bible. He died in Ur of the Chaldees (Ur Kaśdim), was a son of Terah, and brother of Abraham. Through his son...
Ishbak
Ishbak (Hebrew: ish'băk; "he will leave; leaving"), also spelt Jisbak and Josabak. According to the Bible he was the fifth son of Abraham, the patriarch of the Israelites, and Keturah whom he wed af...
Keturah
Keturah (Hebrew: קְטוּרָה,  Ktura,  Qəṭûrā ; "Incense") was a wife or concubine of the Biblical patriarch Abraham. According to the Book of Genesis, Abraham married Keturah after t...
Testament of Abraham
The Testament of Abraham is a pseudepigraphic text of the Old Testament. Probably composed in the 1st or 2nd century CE, it is of Jewish origin and is usually considered to be part of the apocalyptic ...
Terah
Terah or Térach (Hebrew: תֶּרַח / תָּרַח,  Téraḥ / Táraḥ  Téraḥ / Tāraḥ ; "Ibex, wild goat", or "Wanderer; loiterer") is a biblical figure in the book of Genesis, son of Nahor, son...
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Book of Abraham
The Book of Abraham is an 1835 work produced by Joseph Smith that he said was based on Egyptian papyri purchased from a traveling mummy exhibition. According to Smith, the book was "a translation of s...
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The Bible: In the Beginning
The Bible: In the Beginning... is a 1966 American-Italian religious epic film produced by Dino De Laurentiis and directed by John Huston. It recounts the first 22 chapters of the biblical Book of Gene...
Lailah
The angel Lailah or Laylah (Hebrew "night") is an angel of the night in some interpretations in the Talmud and in some later Jewish mythology.
The name Lailah is the same as the Hebrew word for "n...
Sarah
Sarah or Sara (/ˈsɛərə/; Hebrew: שָׂרָה,  Sara,  Śārā Śarra; Latin: Sara; Arabic: سارا or ساره Sāra;) was the wife of Abraham and the mother of Isaac as described in the Hebrew Bible an...
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Midian (son of Abraham)
According to the Hebrew Bible, Midian is the fourth son of Abraham by Keturah, the woman Abraham married after Sarah's death. His brothers are Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Ishbak and Shuah.Josephus records...