In Judaism

Why do Jews call Abraham father Abraham?

God changed Abraham's name from Abram to Abraham (in Genesis 17:5), to show that Abraham was to be the "father of many nations". The Hebrew for this name is a direct translati (MORE)

How is Abraham the father of many nations?

The name Abram means "Exalted Father". This was changed during the narrative in the Book of Genesis to Abraham , which means "Father of many". The story describes God as pr (MORE)

Did father Abraham have 7 sons?

yeah.. the bible says so... Answer: Abraham had eight sons (Genesis ch.25). They were, in order of birth: Ishmael (Genesis ch.16), Isaac (ibid. ch.21), and the six sons b (MORE)

Why did Abraham Lincoln hate his father?

It's not so much that he hated his father, as he didn't really getalong with him. Lincoln's mother died when he was a boy; his father had healthproblems and wasn't able to do (MORE)

Who is Abraham in the song you are coming father Abraham?

The story is contained in 2 Maccabees 7. "Father Abraham" is the ancestor, or patriarch, or "father" of theJewish people, including the characters of this story. During the (MORE)