ˈī-zik How to pronounce Isaac (audio)
in the Bible : the son of Abraham and father of Jacob according to the account in Genesis

Word History


Late Latin, from Hebrew Yiṣḥāq

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Isaac was before the 12th century

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“Isaac.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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