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sacrifice offered by Abraham


Which version is more acceptable in case of sacrifice of only son by Abraham, whether Jew, Christian or Islam. Is Jew view the oldest among three versions and does it claim priority on account of its oldness.

asked December 29, 2013

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Given that the Jewish belief that it was Isaac AS is both the oldest (there are original scriptures that say this and pre-date Islam) and also because the belief it was Isaac is also found in Islam, there is academic consensus that this is the original account.

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