Sign Up For A Daily Bible Question Straight To Your Inbox! Name: Email: We respect your email privacy Please Like and Share our Site: Bible Quiz The Bible Quiz - Why did God change the name of Avram (Abram) to Avraham (Abraham)? Topic Q 177 Question 1 of 1 Lech Lecha Score of 60 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 Menu Click For Source Bereishit 17:4-5 168 people have so far answered this question That is correct7.7380952381% of people got this wrong. That is not correctOnly 92.2619047619% of people got it right.