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The Bible Quiz - Why did God change the name of Avram (Abram) to Avraham (Abraham)?
Topic Q 177   Question 1 of 1  
Lech Lecha
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Why did God change the name of Avram (Abram) to Avraham (Abraham)?
In the Canaanite language, the name Abram was insulting and offensive
Because the name Abraham meant "Peace" in the Ugaritic language of Ur Kasdim
Because it was a sign of a covenant with God that Avraham would be the father of many people and nations
In order to disguise Abram's real name in order to protect his soul
 
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