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HUMA 1850
Loredana Kun

Adam was the first man to ever live He dwelled in the Garden of Eden until he followed the lead of his wife Husband ofEve and ate from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil Genesis 36 After this he attempted to deceive God and blamed his actions on Eve and indirectly on God Himself Genesis 312Abram enters into a covenant with God signified by the rite of circumcision Abram is now known as Abraham father of many nations and Sarai becomes Sarah As Abraham and Sarah are childless Sarah suggests Abraham have a child by her handmaid Hagar Hagar bears Abraham his firstborn Ishmael Abraham and Sarah later become the parents of Isaac In Jewish and Christian tradition Abraham is the father of the Israelites through his son IsaacTheophany refers to the appearance of a deity to a human or other being21 The burning bush22 The pillar of cloud and of fire23 On Mount Sinai Isaac as described in the Hebrew Biblewas the only son Abraham had with his wifeSarah and was the father of Jacob and Esau Isaac was one of the three patriarchs of the Israelites According to the Book of Genesis Abraham was 100 years old when Isaac was born and Sarah was beyond childbearing years On the eighth day from his birth Isaac was circumcised as was necessary for all males of Abrahams household in order to be in compliance with Yahwehs covenantExegesis from the Greekfromto lead out is a critical explanation or interpretation of a text especially a religious text Traditionally the term was used primarily for exegesis of the Bible however in contemporary usage it has broadened to mean a critical explanation of any t
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