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first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son Abraham , Ibrahim
(Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments Ark , Ark of the Covenant
any of numerous local fertility and nature deities worshipped by ancient Semitic peoples; the Hebrews considered Baal a false god Baal
ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel Hebrew
collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible Old Testament
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