Isaac

Son of Abraham

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Isaac

Isaac, son of the ancient patriarch Abraham, is mentioned thirteen times in the Book of Mormon, typically in connection with the covenant promises of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. The prophet Jacob, younger brother of Nephi, also mentioned Isaac in the context of the Law of Moses and the obedience of Abraham in being willing to offer up his son as a sacrifice according to the commandment of God.

Behold, they believed in Christ and worshiped the Father in his name, and also we worship the Father in his name. And for this intent we keep the law of Moses, it pointing our souls to him; and for this cause it is sanctified unto us for righteousness, even as it was accounted unto Abraham in the wilderness to be obedient unto the commands of God in offering up his son Isaac, which is a similitude of God and his Only Begotten Son.
(Source: Ed J. Pinegar, Richard J. Allen, Book of Mormon Who’s Who)

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