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Headword: Ἰσαάκ
Adler number: iota,606
Translated headword: Isaak, Isaac
Vetting Status: high
Proper name.[1]
After God had received hospitality with Abraham he told him that Sarah would bear him a child. She smiled, and the child Isaac was addressed with a name that means "laughter with pleasure" in the Hebrew language.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἰσαάκ: ὄνομα κύριον. ὅτι ἐπιξενωθεὶς ὁ θεὸς τῷ Ἀβραὰμ ἐπηγγείλατο τέξεσθαι Σάρραν αὐτῷ παῖδα. ἡ δὲ ἐμειδίασε, καὶ Ἰσαὰκ τὸ γεννηθὲν προσηγορεύθη φερωνύμως τῷ μεθ' ἡδονῆς γέλωτι κατὰ τὴν Ἑβραί̈δα διάλεκτον.
[1] cf. iota 610.
[2] From alpha 69 (with reference to Genesis 16:15); see also iota 644.
Keywords: biography; children; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; gender and sexuality; religion; women
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 31 October 2002@19:36:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified translation; added x-ref and keyword; cosmetics) on 3 July 2003@10:41:21.
David Whitehead on 15 January 2013@05:34:25.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 2 September 2013@19:57:46.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 14 February 2019@01:40:10.
Catharine Roth (another tweak) on 14 February 2019@01:49:32.


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