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According to the Bible, Abraham is the father of the Jewish people and Judaism. He made a covenant with God, who promised Abraham would be the father of a great nation. He is an ancestor of Jesus Christ. More »

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Abraham was the patriarch and founder of the Jewish nation. In the Bible, God visited Abraham when he was 75 years old, promising him that he would be the father of a nation even though at the time he had no children. More »

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Abraham, as depicted in the Bible book of Genesis, is known as the founder of Israel as a Jewish nation and is the man from whom all Jews are said to be descended. In Genesis, Abraham's story begins with a visit from God... More »

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The Ten Commandments are a set of laws given to the Jewish people in the Old Testament. In Exodus 20, the Bible says that God himself spoke the Ten Commandments to Moses on Mount Sinai and the laws were transcribed onto ... More »

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Abraham is central to Judaism because he is widely regarded as the father of the Jewish nation. In addition, he is seen as the exemplar of the servant who is faithful to God in all things, and who follows all commands. A... More »

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In Protestantism and Judaism, the Fifth Commandment is "Honor your father and your mother." However, the Roman Catholic Church has a different Fifth Commandment: "You shall not kill." More »

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It took a total of 25 years for the promise of God to Abraham to be fulfilled. The promise was that Abraham would become the father of many nations through his own son. More »

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