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Isaac

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After Abram's entrance into Canaan the Lord promised him an heir by Sarai his wife (Genesis 17:15-17 ). Isaac was pre-eminently the child of promise (Genesis 17:19 ; Genesis 18:9-15 ; Genesis 21:1-5 ). He was married to Rebekah, his cousin (Genesis 24:1-67 ). He was Abraham's heir (Genesis 25:5 ; God renewed the two great promises (Genesis 12:1-3 ; Genesis 26:1-5 ). Isaac was a farmer and herdsman (Genesis 26:12-25 ).


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Johnson, Ashley S. Entry for 'Isaac'. Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/cbc/i/isaac.html. 1896.

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