n. The binding of Isaac (episode in the Torah)
"The Akedah, the story of the binding of Yitzchak, lends itself to multiple interpretations." (source)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- North America
- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
- The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Who Uses This
Akeyda, Akeda, Akeydah, Akeidah, Akeida
Can be pronounced with the accent on the ultimate or penultimate syllable.
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