Abraham, also known as Abram is most commonly known for being the Father of the
Jewish people. The majority of the information found on Abraham is located in
the Old Testament's Book of Genesis. Other than that, there are no real
historical records on the life of Abraham, so the history of his life was passed
by word of mouth, and were there after made into biblical stories. There is also
the question if Abraham really lived, do to the little information available on
his life. Abraham is most famous for making his Covenant with God.
Abraham would have lived somewhere between the years of 2000 and 1500
BC. He was born in the city of Ur. Abraham's real name was Abram. The father of
Abram , Terach, had two other sons , Haran and Nachor. While living in the city
of Ur , Abram married his half-sister, Sarai who later took on the name of
Sarah. The newlyweds later learned that Sarai was sterile. They then traveled
north to Charan, accompanied by Abraham's father Terach. While in Charan Terach
died. It was in Charan where God made his first of a series of revelations to
Abram. God spoke to Abram, and told him that he would promise to bless him and
make a great nation of him. Abram willingly decided to follow God to the city of
Canaan. Abram not only traveled with his wife on this journey, but he also
picked up his nephew, Lot. He lived his life in Canaan as a Nomad. Famine
eventually struck the land of Canaan , forcing Abram and his family to move on
In Egypt, Abram was fearful that the Egyptians would kill him and take
his wife Sarai if they were to discover that the two were...
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