We are taught that. The Bible must confirm it, too.
Can you show me where in the Bible it says that he is a Jew?
If you can’t find it easily, let me help you.
“And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran his
son’s son, and Sarah his daughter-in-law, (Abram’s wife) and
they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into
the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran and dwelt there.”
. So Abraham was born in Ur of Chaldees and could not have
been a Jew. Firstly, Ur of Chaldees was in Mesopotamia, which is
now a part of Iraq. He was then more an Arab than a Jew.
Secondly the name Jew came after the existence of Judah, the
great-grandson of Abraham. Read further,
Genesis 12:4 & 5
“ . . . And Abram was seventy and five years old when he
departed out of Haran.... and into the land of Canaan they
. So Abraham emigrated to Canaan at the
age of seventy-five
and the Bible clearly mentions that he was there as a
: “And I will give unto thee, and to thy
seed after thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land
of Canaan for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God.”
“And there came one that had escaped, and told Abram the
. Can you see?
The Bible calls Abraham a Hebrew and not a
Hebrew means a man from the other side of the Euphrates.
It also means pertaining to Eber, a descendant of Shem. Read in