Definition of Ishmael in English:

Ishmael

proper noun

  • (in the Bible) a son of Abraham, by his wife Sarah's maid, Hagar, driven away with his mother after the birth of Sarah's son Isaac (Gen. 16:12). Ishmael (or Ismail) is also important in Islamic belief as the traditional ancestor of Muhammad and of the Arab peoples.

    pariah, persona non grata, reject, leper, untouchable
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