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Names and Name Meanings
What is the meaning of the name Ishmael?
July 25, 2008 6:35PM
Ishmael was the oldestg son born to Abraham and Hagar, Sarah's servant (Genesis 17). The name means, literally, "God hears him," and is a response to the little boy's cry in the wilderness after he and his mother had been driven away by Sarah.
What is the name of Abraham concubine who boure his son Ishmael?
Asked in Old Testament
What does Ishmael mean?
"I" stance for Ellah or Illah the Arabic word for Allah (GOD) "sh" it means hear. I am not a linguist but I have studied Arabic, Persian and English. The meaning of the name Ishmael means God hear. Apparently this was for the crying of Ibrahim asking God to give him a son. This name was chosen by God.
Asked in Short Stories, Moby Dick
In what novel might we find the narrator's name to be Ishmael?
Asked in Moby Dick
What religion was Ishmael?
If you're referring to Ishmael from the Old Testament, that would be Judaism or early Christian. The name also figures in Islamic history. If you're referring to the character Ishmael from Moby Dick, he was a mid-19th century American from Manhattan with a biblical name, so presumably, he too, was a Christian.
What was Isacc's brother's name?
His brother's name was ishmael. isaac is the so called father of the Jewish people and ishmael the father of the Arab i.e. Muslim people. the bible actually foretells the struggle that there will be between the two offspring of Abraham. there is also disagreement between the Jews and Arabs about who the covenant was made with, ishmael or isaac...
How many times is Ishmael mentioned in the Bible?
The name "Ishmael" (or a form of it, such as "Ishmaelites"), appears 47 times in the KJV, all in the Old Testament. About half of the references are to the son of Abraham and Hagar or to his descendants; the rest apply to several other men who bore the name. Also mentioned are an Ishmael the son of Nethaniah (2 Kings 25:23), an Ishmael the son of Azel (1 Chronicles 9:44), an Ishmael the son of Jehohanan (2 Chron. 23:1), and an Ishmael the son of Pashur (Ezra 10:22). [Scripture references are examples, not necessarily "only mentions."]