Originally posted 1/3/2017:
“The ancestors of the Jewish people Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, or the Patriarchs, and Sarah, Rebekah, Leah, and Rachel, or the matriarchs, stories are told in Genesis.”
Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Sarah, Rebekah, Leah, and Rachel are common to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam... Abraham is Ibrahim in Islam, Jacob is Yaqub, and Isaac is Ishaaq. - sources various, including Wikipedia
In Arabic: Sarah is Sar, Rebekah is Rafaqa, Leah is Lya, and Rachel is Rashil. - Google translator
"Belief in all of the Prophets and Messengers of God is a fundamental article of faith in Islam.” Other Islamic Prophets: Adam, Jesus, Moses, and Muhammad. - Sound Vision
Jesus is Isa in Arabic. - Google
The matriarch of Islam, Hajra, a slave, is known in Judaism and Christianity as Hagar. - Shahla Khan Salter
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