God of Abraham

God of Abraham is one of many names for God that require us to reflect on the relationship that God had with an individual or group. God called Abraham out of his home and family to form a new people in the Promised Land. Abraham obeyed and became the father of faith. Abraham’s greatest test was trusting God to give him a son even though Abraham was too old. The name, God of Abraham, should inspire faith in us and prepare us for a lifelong relationship with God.

God of Abraham (Elohei Avraham) pictured in the Hebrew text of Genesis 31:42

God of Abraham (Elohei Avraham) in the Hebrew text of Genesis 31:42

God of Abraham in Hebrew:

’Elohei ’Avraham

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 430, 85

Bible references: Gen. 31:42, 53; Ex. 3:6, 15; 4:5; Ps. 47:9

[God] said also, “I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.” Then Moses hid his face, for he was afraid to look at God. (Exodus 3:6)

God of Abraham in Greek:

A name of God pictured in the Greek text: God of Abraham in Acts 3:13.

God of Abraham in the Greek text of Acts 3:13.

Ho Theos Abraam

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 2316, 11

Bible references: Matt. 22:32; Mark 12:26; Luke 20:37

I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? God is not the God of the dead, but of the living. (Matthew 22:32 KJV)

One similar name of God includes all three patriarchs: God of Abraham Isaac and Jacob. He is also the God of our fathers.

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