Name Meaning and Biblical Context of Abraham
|Name||Abraham (Add to Favourite List?)|
|Meaning||Father of a multitude.|
The Biblical baby name Abraham is Hebrew in origin and its meaning is father of a multitude.
Abraham is pronounced ab-raw-hawm.
Abraham was the son of Terah. His original name was Abram. This was changed by God to Abraham as a symbol of His promise to make Abraham the father of many nations. The sons of Abraham were Ishmael (by his Egyptian concubine Hagar), Isaac (by his wife Sarah), Zimran, Jokshan, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah (by his second wife Keturah).
Genesis 11:27; 12:2,3,7; Hebrews 11:17-19
Strong's concordance 085
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