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Why are the Jewish people blessed?

God blessed Abraham (Genesis ch.12) because Abraham chose, of his own free-will and before he had had any prophecy, to proclaim the worship of God and the falsehood of idolatry. Abraham is the ancestor of the Jews.

Who are Abraham's people?

Abraham was the ancestor of the Arabs, the Israelites, the Idumeans, and other peoples. However, only Isaac was considered Abraham's true successor (Genesis 17:21 and 21:12). Isaac fathered the people of Israel (through Jacob). See also: More about Abraham, Isaac… Full Answer