Isaac

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Isaac is one of the three patriarchs of the Israelites, according to the biblical Book of Genesis.wikipedia
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Abraham

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In the biblical narrative, he was the son of Abraham and Sarah and father of Jacob; his name means "he will laugh", reflecting when both Abraham and Sarah laughed in disbelief when told that they would have a child.
Various candidates are put forward who might inherit the land after Abraham; and, while promises are made to Ishmael about founding a great nation, Isaac, Abraham's son by his half-sister Sarah, inherits God's promises to Abraham.

Book of Genesis

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Isaac is one of the three patriarchs of the Israelites, according to the biblical Book of Genesis.
At God's command Noah's descendant Abraham journeys from his home into the land of Canaan, given to him by God, where he dwells as a sojourner, as does his son Isaac and his grandson Jacob.

Sarah

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In the biblical narrative, he was the son of Abraham and Sarah and father of Jacob; his name means "he will laugh", reflecting when both Abraham and Sarah laughed in disbelief when told that they would have a child.
Sarah or Sara is a matriarch in the Hebrew Bible, who was the wife of Abraham and the mother of Isaac.

Abrahamic religions

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The story of Isaac is important in the Abrahamic religions including Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Jewish tradition claims that the Jews are descended from Abraham, and adherents of Judaism derive their spiritual identity from Abraham as the first of the three "fathers" or biblical Patriarchs: Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

Jacob

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In the biblical narrative, he was the son of Abraham and Sarah and father of Jacob; his name means "he will laugh", reflecting when both Abraham and Sarah laughed in disbelief when told that they would have a child. Rebekah gave birth to twin boys, Esau and Jacob. Several verses speak of Isaac as a "gift" to Abraham (6: 84; 14: 49–50), and 24: 26–27 adds that God made "prophethood and the Book to be among his offspring", which has been interpreted to refer to Abraham's two prophetic sons, his prophetic grandson Jacob, and his prophetic great-grandson Joseph.
He is the son of Isaac and Rebecca, the grandson of Abraham, Sarah and Bethuel, the nephew of Ishmael, and the younger twin brother of Esau.

Hagar

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After Isaac had been weaned, Sarah saw Ishmael mocking, and urged her husband to cast out Hagar the bondservant and her son, so that Isaac would be Abraham's sole heir.
Later, Sarah gave birth to Isaac, and the tension between the women returned.

Rebecca

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Eliezer chose the Aramean Rebekah for Isaac. According to local tradition, the graves of Isaac and Rebekah, along with the graves of Abraham and Sarah and Jacob and Leah, are in the Cave of the Patriarchs.
Rebecca appears in the Hebrew Bible as the wife of Isaac and the mother of Jacob and Esau.

Esau

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Rebekah gave birth to twin boys, Esau and Jacob.
Esau (, ISO 259-3 ʕeśaw; Ἡσαῦ Hēsau; Hesau, Esau; عِيسُو ‘Īsaw; meaning "hairy" or "rough" ), in the Hebrew Bible, is the older son of Isaac.

Ishmael

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After Isaac had been weaned, Sarah saw Ishmael mocking, and urged her husband to cast out Hagar the bondservant and her son, so that Isaac would be Abraham's sole heir.
A year later, Ishmael's half-brother Isaac was born to Abraham by his first wife Sarah when she was 90 years old, after she had ceased showing any signs of fertility.

Beersheba

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So, Isaac unearthed them and began to dig for more wells all the way to Beersheba, where he made a pact with Abimelech, just like in the day of his father.
Others include the seven wells dug by Isaac (seven wells) though only three or four have been identified; the oath of Isaac and Abimelech (well of the oath in ); the seven lambs that sealed Abraham and Abimelech's oath (well of the seven).

Laban (Bible)

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After 20 years working for his uncle Laban, Jacob returned home.
He was the brother of Rebekah, who married Isaac and bore Jacob.

Cave of the Patriarchs

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According to local tradition, the graves of Isaac and Rebekah, along with the graves of Abraham and Sarah and Jacob and Leah, are in the Cave of the Patriarchs.
The tractate continues by discussing another theory, that the name stems from it being the tomb of the three couples, Abraham and Sarah, Isaac and Rebecca, Jacob and Leah, considered to be the Patriarchs and Matriarchs of the Abrahamic religions:

God in Judaism

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According to many accounts of Aggadah, unlike the Bible, it is Satan who is testing Isaac as an agent of God.
Traditionally, Judaism holds that YHWH, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and the national god of the Israelites, delivered the Israelites from slavery in Egypt, and gave them the Law of Moses at biblical Mount Sinai as described in the Torah.

Philistines

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When the land experienced famine, he removed to the Philistine land of Gerar where his father once lived.
Abraham's son Isaac deals with the Philistine king similarly, by concluding a treaty with them in chapter 26.

Abimelech

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This land was still under the control of King Abimelech as it was in the days of Abraham.
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Patriarch

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Isaac was the only patriarch who stayed in Canaan during his whole life and though once he tried to leave, God told him not to do so. Rabbinic tradition gave the explanation that Isaac was almost sacrificed and anything dedicated as a sacrifice may not leave the Land of Israel.
Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob are referred to as the three patriarchs of the people of Israel, and the period during which they lived is termed the Patriarchal Age.

Land of Israel

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Isaac was the only patriarch who stayed in Canaan during his whole life and though once he tried to leave, God told him not to do so. Rabbinic tradition gave the explanation that Isaac was almost sacrificed and anything dedicated as a sacrifice may not leave the Land of Israel.
Abram's name was later changed to Abraham, with the promise refined to pass through his son Isaac and to the Israelites, descendants of Jacob, Abraham's grandson.

Eliezer

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Before Isaac was 40 (Gen 25:20) Abraham sent Eliezer, his steward, into Mesopotamia to find a wife for Isaac, from his nephew Bethuel's family.
According to most interpretations, the unnamed "...slave, the elder of the household, who controlled all that was his" in Genesis (Chayei Sarah) 24:2 who acted as a marriage broker (shadchan; שַׁדְּכָן shadkhán) for Isaac was this Eliezer.

Patriarchs (Bible)

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Isaac is one of the three patriarchs of the Israelites, according to the biblical Book of Genesis.
The patriarchs (אבות Avot or Abot, singular אב Ab or Aramaic: אבא Abba) of the Bible, when narrowly defined, are Abraham, his son Isaac, and Isaac's son Jacob, also named Israel, the ancestor of the Israelites.

Bethuel

Before Isaac was 40 (Gen 25:20) Abraham sent Eliezer, his steward, into Mesopotamia to find a wife for Isaac, from his nephew Bethuel's family.
Bethuel's uncle Abraham sent his senior servant to Padan-aram to find a wife for his son Isaac.

Gerar

When the land experienced famine, he removed to the Philistine land of Gerar where his father once lived.
These record that Abraham and Isaac each stayed at Gerar, near what became Beersheba, and that each passed his wife off as his sister, leading to complications involving Gerar's Philistine king, Abimelech.

Judaism

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The sacrifice of Isaac is cited in appeals for the mercy of God in later Jewish traditions.
As a reward for his act of faith in one God, he was promised that Isaac, his second son, would inherit the Land of Israel (then called Canaan).

Israelites

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Isaac is one of the three patriarchs of the Israelites, according to the biblical Book of Genesis.
According to the religious narrative of the Hebrew Bible, the Israelites' origin is traced back to the Biblical patriarchs and matriarchs Abraham and his wife Sarah, through their son Isaac and his wife Rebecca, and their son Jacob who was later called Israel, whence they derive their name, with his wives Leah and Rachel and the handmaids Zilpa and Bilhah.

Leah

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According to local tradition, the graves of Isaac and Rebekah, along with the graves of Abraham and Sarah and Jacob and Leah, are in the Cave of the Patriarchs.
This cave also houses the graves of Abraham and Sarah, and Isaac and Rebekah.

Joseph in Islam

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Several verses speak of Isaac as a "gift" to Abraham (6: 84; 14: 49–50), and 24: 26–27 adds that God made "prophethood and the Book to be among his offspring", which has been interpreted to refer to Abraham's two prophetic sons, his prophetic grandson Jacob, and his prophetic great-grandson Joseph.
Ya'qub told Yusuf: "My son, relate not thy vision to thy brothers, lest they concoct a plot against thee: for Satan is a clear enemy to humanity. Thus your Lord has selected you and given you knowledge to interpret reports, and has perfected his blessing upon you and upon the family of Jacob just as he perfected it on your forefathers before: Ibrahim and Is-haq (Isaac). Your Lord is Knowing, Wise" (Qur'an, Surah 12 (Yusuf) Ayat 5-6).