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Ishaq is the name of Isaac in the Qur'an, he is seen as a prophet in Islam.

Ishaq was the second son of Ibrahim by his first-wife Sarah. Islamic tradition holds that he was born nine years after Ishmael who was Ibrahim's son from his second-wife Hagar. He was born after Ibrahim attempted to sacrifice Ishmael. Ishaq lived in Canaan and was made a prophet there. He was married at the age of 40. He also had twin sons, Yisau and Yaqub. As he grew older, he went blind. When he died, he was buried in Hebron along with his parents.

See also Similarities between the Bible and the Qur'an.

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