Meaning of Patriarchs

English: Patriarchs
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Definition: 1

the male head of a family or tribal line.

Definition: 2

a person regarded as the father or founder of an order, class, etc.

Definition: 3

any of the very early Biblical personages regarded as the fathers of the human race, comprising those from Adam to Noah (antediluvian patriarchs) and those between the Deluge and the birth of Abraham.

Definition: 4

any of the three great progenitors of the Israelites: Abraham, Isaac, or Jacob.

Definition: 5

any of the sons of Jacob ((the twelve patriarchs),) from whom the tribes of Israel were descended.