[b-hebrew] The Name Abraham
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Mon Mar 11 11:38:47 EDT 2013
It is good to cite sources, but it is essential
to check those sources.
Please remember that when the mark * preceeds a
word, or root, it indicates that the word is
Note that it wass used in the quote below which
you cited in your last post.
What is the assumed source or root for that?
Abraham masc. proper name, name of the first of the patriarchs in the Old Testament, from Hebrew Abraham "father of a multitude," from abh "father" + *raham (cognate with Arabic ruham "multitude"); the name he altered from Abram "high father," from second element ram "high, exalted." Related: Abrahamic.
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