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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
detriment or sacrifice expense
10th day of Dhu'l-Hijja; all Muslims attend a service in the mosques and those who are not pilgrims perform a ritual slaughter of a sheep (commemorating God's ransom of Abraham's son from sacrifice) and give at least a third of the meat to charity Feast of Sacrifice , Id al-Adha
sacrifice or slaughter, large-scale hecatomb
great sacrifice; an ancient Greek or Roman sacrifice of 100 oxen hecatomb
kill for sacrifice immolate
killing or offering as a sacrifice immolation
(Greek mythology) the daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon; Agamemnon was obliged to offer her as a sacrifice to Artemis when the Greek fleet was becalmed on its way to Troy; Artemis rescued her and she later became a priestess Iphigenia
(Old Testament) the second patriarch; son of Abraham and Sarah who was offered by Abraham as a sacrifice to God; father of Jacob and Esau Isaac
tyrannical power to be propitiated by human subservience or sacrifice Moloch
love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it nationalism , patriotism
religious sacrifice offering
(sacrifice) an out that advances the base runners sacrifice
sacrifice made by hitting a long fly ball sacrifice fly
religious person who offers up a sacrifice sacrificer
socialism achieved by voluntary sacrifice utopian socialism
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