The Meaning Of The Name Abraham

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The Meaning Of The Name Abraham
The Meaning Of The Name Abraham

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Short form of the name Abraham. Abramka, Avramka, Abrakha, Avrakha, Abrash, Avrasha, Abrashka, Avrashka, Ava.

Synonyms for the name Abraham. Abram, Abram, Abramy, Abraham, Abramy, Abraham.

The origin of the name Abraham. The name Abraham is Jewish, Orthodox, Catholic, Jewish.

The name Abraham is a biblical name. It was Abraham who became the ancestor of the Jewish people, in a broader sense - the forefather of all believers in the true God. Abraham originally bore the name Abram (Abram), which meant "the father is exalted." But subsequently God commanded him to take the name Abraham (Abraham), which is usually interpreted as "the father of nations" or "the father of many."

Abraham is considered the ancestor of the Jews, Arabs and Arameans. Abraham lived 175 years, and all of his six sons from his second marriage, like the eldest son Ismail, became the founders of various Arab tribes, which explains the meaning of the name of Abraham by the Bible itself.

In Islam, Abraham appears under the name Ibrahim (Ibrahim), where he is revered as one of the great prophets of Allah. The name is translated from Assyrian as "the father of all."

The name Abraham is also identified with such names as Abramius, Abraham, Abram, Abramius. In various modifications, it is common among many Christian and Muslim peoples. The name Abraham or Abram, along with other biblical names, is traditionally used in Russia among the Old Believers.

For the name Abraham, Orthodox name days will be indicated - April 8, October 22. Since, in addition to the name Abraham, the Orthodox also use the names Abraham, Abramius, which are also indicated in the Orthodox calendar, the dates of their name day will also be indicated under the name Abraham. Catholic name days of Abraham (Abraham) - see the name Abram.

Description of the meaning of the name Abraham - see the names Ibrahim, Aram, Abram.

Abraham's birthday

Abraham celebrates his name day on February 17, February 27, April 8, April 14, May 10, June 5, August 2, October 3, October 7, October 11, October 22, November 11, November 13.

Famous people named Abraham

  • Abraham, Abram, Ibrahim (biblical character, the ancestor of many nations. Is the first of the three Biblical patriarchs of the post-Flood era. According to the book of Genesis, the first Jew and the ancestor of the entire Jewish people. Descendant of Eber (Eber), great-grandson of Shem (Shem), the first son of Noah.)
  • Avram (a Russian sculptor and caster who worked on the bronze Magdeburg gates of the Novgorod Cathedral of St. Sophia. The gates themselves in the Romanesque style were created in 1152-1154. His sculptural image with the inscription Master Avram is on the left wing of the gate, along with the figures of the German masters Rikvin and Weismuth Abram is depicted with a hammer, pincers and a stiegel, on his chest (unlike the Germans) there is a cross with the monogram of Christ. Most likely, this is a self-portrait of the master. Art critics believe that the figure of Abram was added later and made in a slightly different style than most others sculptures and high reliefs of the Magdeburg gates Perhaps, after some time, Abram supervised the renovation of the gates and added his figure along with the images of the Germans.In this case, he lived not in the middle of the XII century, when the gates were created, but later;some researchers date his activity to the turn of the XII-XIII centuries. (A.I. Anisimov, V.N. Lazarev), others - in the 15th century (Anzhey Poppé, I.A. Sterligova). Sterligova also believes that Abram and his brigade of craftsmen in the 15th century added to the gates the scenes "Descent into Hell", "Creation of Eve", "Flight into Egypt" and some others.)
  • Abraham ben-Chiya ((1065 - 1136) Jewish mathematician and astronomer. The Latinized name of Savasord, by which he was known in Western Europe, comes from his post of chief of the guards of Sahib al-Shurt. Apparently, he visited southern France, so as in his books it is mentioned that they do not know the sciences in France, which is why he found it necessary to write books for them in Hebrew.)
  • Archbishop Abraham ((1761 - 1844) in the world - Alexei Shumilin; Bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church, Archbishop of Yaroslavl and Rostov (1824 - 1836))
  • Abraham Lincoln ((1809 - 1865) American statesman, 16th President of the United States (1861 - 1865) and first from the Republican Party, liberator of American slaves, national hero of the American people)
  • Abraham (Abram) Melnikov ((1784 - 1854) Russian architect, representative of late classicism, academician of the Petersburg Academy of Arts (1812))
  • Abraham Ben Shmuel Zakuto ((1450 - 1515) a famous astronomer, the first to construct a metal astrolabe, which allowed more accurate measurements than a wooden one, compiled more accurate astronomical tables, which were among the books of Columbus. Vasco de Gama consulted with Zakuto before his historic voyage to India. Zakuto survived the expulsion of Jews from Spain and Portugal and ended his days in Turkey. Abraham Zakuto named the Zagut crater on the moon next to the Rabbi Levi crater in honor of Gersonides.)
  • Abraham Kalov ((1612 - 1686) Lutheran theologian, was a fighter for pure Lutheranism against Catholics, reformers and sectarians)
  • Abraham the Bulgarian, Vladimir wonderworker ((died 1229) merchant from Volga Bulgaria, Russian Orthodox saint, martyr)
  • Abraham (in the world - Athanasius; hieromonk of the Lyskovsky monastery, a leader of the Old Believers of the second half of the 17th century. The works of Abraham were published by Professor NI Subbotin in the VII volume of "Materials for the history of schism.")
  • Abraham of Smolensk ((1172/1150 - 1221/1224) Russian Orthodox saint, reverend. In the last years of his life he was archimandrite of the monastery of St. Ignatius. According to legend, he was an icon painter (it is reported that he wrote icons of the Last Judgment and the ordeal). Lives of Abraham are known from the lists of XVI -XVII centuries.)
  • Abraham the Hardworking ((second half of the XIII - beginning of the XIV) monk of the Kiev-Pechersk Monastery, a saint of the Russian Church, venerated as a saint)
  • Avraham Firkovich ((1786 - 1874) Karaite writer and archaeologist, collector of ancient manuscripts, Karaite clergyman. Variants of the name: Abraham ben Rabbi Shmuel Firkovich, Even Reshef or Ibn Reshef (pseudonym-acronym).)
  • Abraham Garkavi ((1839 - 1919) Russian orientalist and Hebraist, actual state councilor of the Russian Empire)
  • Abraham H. Foxman ((born 1940) American human rights activist, Laureate of the Eagle Jan Karsky Prize (2006) and other awards)
  • Avraam Norov ((1795 - 1869) Russian statesman, scientist, traveler and writer)
  • Rabbi Abraham Yitzhak Kuk, Abraham Yitzhak Cohen Kuk ((1865 - 1935) the largest rabbi, kabbalist and public figure of the early XX century. Creator of the philosophical concept of religious Zionism, according to which the creation of the State of Israel is the beginning of the Messianic deliverance. He served as Rabbi of Jaffa (1904-1914)), the Rabbi of Jerusalem (1920-1921) and became the first chief Ashkenazi rabbi of the Land of Israel (1921-1935).)
  • Abraham Azoulay ((1570 - 1643) Moroccan Kabbalist, author of the commentary Ohr ha-hama ("Light of the Sun") to the Book of Zohar and the book of Chesed le-Abraham ("The Mercy of Abraham"). Abraham Azulay was one of the first who announced the cancellation of all restrictions on the study of Kabbalah, writing in his book "The Mercy of Abraham" that the ban on the study of Kabbalah was lifted from 1540. Azulai wrote in "The Mercy of Abraham" that the most important spiritual transformation will begin in 5760 according to the Hebrew chronology. when Kabbalah will spread to all ends of the earth, a period when time and distance will be reduced. The time when the secrets of immortality will begin to open before the eyes of the whole world. The year 5760 in the Hebrew calendar corresponds to 2000 in the Gregorian calendar.)
  • Avi Bnayahu ((born 1959) full name - Abraham Bnayahu; Brigadier General of the Israel Defense Forces, head of the press service of the Israel Defense Forces (2007 - 2011); Israeli journalist, former commander and editor-in-chief of the radio station "Galei Tsakhal" (2001 - 2007))
  • Abraham Eliyahu Kaplan ((1890 - 1924) rabbi, third head of the Berlin Rabbinical Seminary)
  • Abraham Shlonsky (Shlionsky) ((1900 - 1973) Jewish poet, translated into Hebrew by V. Shakespeare, A.S. Pushkin)
  • Abraham ben Meir ibn Ezra ((1089 - 1164) famous medieval Jewish philosopher, poet, thinker, linguist, astrologer, astronomer and mathematician. Ibn Ezra is one of the founders of Hebrew grammar. He also owns famous commentaries on the Torah. Among mathematical achievements, he owns the calculations and properties of binomial coefficients.)
  • Abraham Baldwin ((1754 - 1807) American politician, one of the founding fathers of the American state of Georgia. Baldwin was Georgia's representative to the Continental Congress, and served in the US House of Representatives and the Senate after the adoption of the Constitution.)
  • Abraham Kühnen ((1828 - 1891) Dutch Reformed theologian)
  • Avraamy Aslanbegov, Ibrahim bey Allahverdi bek oglu Aslanbekov ((1822 - 1900) Russian naval commander and historian of the fleet, vice admiral. Descent "from the nobles of the Circassian nation, Greek confession", the son of a major general. According to one version - a descendant of the Kaisynov princes Atazhukins. According to another version, he came from the Azerbaijani Bakikhanov family. According to the doctor of historical sciences, captain of the 1st rank N.A. Aliyev.)

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