Isaac (disambiguation)

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Isaac [ ahy-zuhk ][1] is a person in the Abrahamic religions. He is described in the Bible. Isaac is a name with a long-standing history and significant meaning. Its origins can be traced back to the Hebrew name Yitzchak, which translates to "he will laugh" or "he will rejoice." In the Bible, Isaac is identified as the son of Abraham and Sarah, who were blessed with his birth despite their advanced age. Isaac is recognized as one of the key figures in Judaism and is revered as a prophet in Islam.[2] This name was ranked #40 on the US Popular Names in 2021.[3]

It can also refer to other things:

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Isaac is a popular given name, generally in reference to the Biblical person. Some famous people named Isaac are:

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  • Isaac, a main character in Nintendo's Golden Sun series.
  • Isaac, a fictional country in the Fire Emblem video-game universe
  • Isaac Mendez, fictional character from the television series Heroes
  • ISAAC (cipher), a cryptographically secure number generator
  • Sacrifice of Isaac (Caravaggio), two paintings by master artist Caravaggio depicting the Biblical scene of the binding of Isaac

References[change | change source]

  1. "Definition of Isaac |". Retrieved 2023-03-30.
  2. "Isaac name Meaning and Origin". Retrieved 2023-03-30.
  3. OACT. "Popular Baby Names". Retrieved 2023-03-30.