When his name was changed, he became
the father of multitudes. Who is he?
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God changed his name from
Avram to Abraham, which means "father of multitudes" in
Genesis 17:1: "And when Abram was ninety years
old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him: 'I am God
Almighty; walk before Me, and be thou wholehearted.
17:2 And I will
make My covenant between Me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.'
And Abram fell on his face; and God talked with him, saying:
17:4 As for Me,
behold, My covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be the father of a multitude
17:5 Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram,
but thy name shall be Abraham; for the father of a multitude of nations have I
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