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ISAAC

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ISAAC (noun)
  The noun ISAAC has 1 sense:

1. (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

  Familiarity information: ISAAC used as a noun is very rare.


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ISAAC (noun)


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Meaning:

(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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Instance hypernyms:

patriarch (any of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race)

Domain category:

Old Testament (the 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)


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