Definitions for abrahamˈeɪ brəˌhæm, -həm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
A•bra•hamˈeɪ brəˌhæm, -həm(n.)
the first Biblical patriarch, the traditional founder of the Hebrew nation, and the father of Isaac: considered an ancestor of the Arab peoples through his son Ishmael.
the 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
"Judaism, Christianity, and Islam each has a special claim on Abraham"
A prophet in the Old Testament and Koran; a Semitic patriarch who preached monotheism, father of the Jewish patriarch Isaac and the Arab patriarch Ishmael.
A male given name.
Origin: From Abraham, from Ἀβραάμ, from אברהם. Glossed as אב + המון in [[s:he:t0117|Genesis 17]]:4–5; or from אברם.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the Hebrew patriarch, ancestor of the Jews, the very type of an Eastern pastoral chief at once by his dignified character and simple faith.