Ishmael definition

  • others:
    • In the Bible, the son of Abraham who was cast out following the delivery of Isaac. He's typically considered to be the forebear regarding the Arabs.
  • noun:
    • An outcast.
    • (Old-Testament) the boy of Abraham who was cast on following the beginning of Isaac; considered the forebear of 12 Arabian tribes
    • an individual who is rejected (from society or residence)
  • proper-noun:
    • The oldest boy of Abraham and his partner's handmaiden Hagar have been cast away following the beginning of Isaac; traditionally the ancestor regarding the Arabs.
    • A male provided name.

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