Abram



an earlier name of Abraham. Gen. 17:5.
a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “exalted father.”.
Historical Examples

And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land.
The Bible for Young People Anonymous

And you keep your mouth shut, Abram; you’ll have time to talk on your trial.
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Of the assurance here given him Abram was probably much in need when Lot had withdrawn with his flocks and servants.
The Expositor’s Bible: The Book of Genesis Marcus Dods

That blue-flowered piece was a dress I got the spring before Abram died.
Aunt Jane of Kentucky Eliza Calvert Hall

We should endeavour to make peace; and referred to Abram endeavouring to remain at peace with Lot’s herdsmen.
A Practical Enquiry into the Philosophy of Education James Gall

And bless your soul, Abram got me and Sally Ann both app’inted.
Aunt Jane of Kentucky Eliza Calvert Hall

The woman was, as Prissy had assured Abram, “tickled to pieces.”
The Fighting Shepherdess
Caroline Lockhart

But when me and Abram married, neither one of us was thinkin’ much about churches.
Aunt Jane of Kentucky Eliza Calvert Hall

What Mrs. Abram Pantin thought had come to mean a great deal to Mrs. Toomey.
The Fighting Shepherdess
Caroline Lockhart

“Abram and I are so fond of omelette,” she said, as the egg-beater whirred.
The Fighting Shepherdess
Caroline Lockhart

exalted father. (see ABRAHAM.)

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