laughter

(laughter), the son whom Sara bore to Abraham, in the hundredth year of his age, at Gerar. (B.C. 1897.) In his infancy he became the object of Ishmael’s jealousy; and in his youth the victim, in intention, of Abraham’s great sacrificial act of faith. When forty years old he married Rebekah his cousin, by whom, […]

-1. The miraculous son of Abraham Ge 17:15-19; 18:1-15; 21:1-8; Jos 24:3; 1Ch 1:28; Ga 4:28; Heb 11:11 .Ancestor of Jesus Mt 1:2 .Offered in sacrifice by his father Ge 22:1-19; Heb 11:17; Jas 2:21 .Is provided a wife from among his relatives Ge 24; 25:20 .Abrahamic covenant confirmed in Ge 26:2-5; 1Ch 16:15-19 .Lives […]

Laughter. (1) Israel, or the kingdom of the ten tribes (Amos 7:9, 16). (2.) The only son of Abraham by Sarah. He was the longest lived of the three patriarchs (Gen. 21:1-3). He was circumcised when eight days old (4-7); and when he was probably two years old a great feast was held in connection […]