Meaning of Abraham's seed in English:

Abraham's seed


(also seed of Abraham)
  • 1The descendants of Abraham, the Jewish people collectively.

  • 2(With singular agreement) Jesus Christ; (hence also) all believers in the Judaeo-Christian God, considered as the spiritual heirs of Abraham.


Old English. After post-classical Latin semen Abraham (Vulgate; also semen Abrahae, Abrahae semen), itself after Hellenistic Greek σπέρμα Ἀβραάμ, itself after Hebrew zeraʿ Aḇrāhām.