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Sarah
Sarah Abraham.jpg
A depiction of Sarah and Abraham
Native name
שָׂרָה
Born
Sarai

1803 BCE
Ur of the Chaldees
Died
Burial place Cave of the Patriarchs
Residence Canaan
Spouse(s) Abraham
Partner(s) Unnamed Pharaoh
Abimelech
Children Isaac
Parent(s) Terah
Unnamed woman
Relatives Nahor (father)
Haran (brother)
Lot (nephew)
Ishmael (step-son)

Sarah or Sara was the wife and half-sister of Abraham in the Old Testament book of Genesis (Chapters 12-23). They got married in Haran. She was barren for a long period.She had a child with Avraham named Isaac when she was 90. She lived until she was 127, and was buried by Abraham in Hebron in what is now the West Bank. Her name was Sarai but God changed it to Sarah.

Sarah (also spelled Sara) is also a popular Hebrew female name in English. It means 'princess'. If you lived in Spain, the name would mean, "Fairy".

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