forebear

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(Old Testament) the son of Abraham who was cast out after the birth of Isaac; considered the forebear of 12 Arabian tribes Ishmael
(Old Testament) a son of Jacob and a forebear of one of the tribes of Israel Issachar
(Old Testament) the fourth son of Jacob who was forebear of one of the tribes of Israel; one of his descendants was to be the Messiah Judah
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