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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 promi (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 (MORE)

Why did Abraham Lincoln hate his father?

It's not so much that he hated his father, as he didn't really get  along with him.    Lincoln's mother died when he was a boy; his father had health  problems and wa (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 the  Jewish people, including the characters of this story. (MORE)