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The Sacrifice of Isaac by Caravaggio, in the Baroque tenebrist manner

The Binding of Isaac (in Hebrew the עֲקֵידַת יִצְחַק, Akedát Yitzḥák, also known as "The Binding" הָ)עֲקֵידָה), the Akedah or Aqedah,<ref>Jewish Virtual Library. "Akedah". Accessed March 25, 2011</ref><ref>Judaism 101: A Glossary of Basic Jewish Terms and Concepts Accessed March 25, 2011</ref> is a story from the Hebrew Bible in which God asks Abraham to sacrifice his son, Isaac, on Mount Moriah. The account states that Abraham "bound Isaac, his son"<ref>Genesis 22:9</ref> before placing him on the altar.


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The Sacrifice of Isaac by Caravaggio, in the Baroque tenebrist manner

The Binding of Isaac (in Hebrew the עֲקֵידַת יִצְחַק, Akedát Yitzḥák, also known as "The Binding" הָ)עֲקֵידָה), the Akedah or Aqedah,<ref>Jewish Virtual Library. "Akedah". Accessed March 25, 2011</ref><ref>Judaism 101: A Glossary of Basic Jewish Terms and Concepts Accessed March 25, 2011</ref> is a story from the Hebrew Bible in which God asks Abraham to sacrifice his son, Isaac, on Mount Moriah. The account states that Abraham "bound Isaac, his son"<ref>Genesis 22:9</ref> before placing him on the altar.


Binding of Isaac sections
Intro  Biblical narrative  Jewish views  Christian views  Muslim views  Modern research  Cultural references   See also   Notes  References  External links  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Biblical narrative
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