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Holman Bible Dictionary
Name or title that Jacob used in referring to God (Genesis 31:42
; compare Genesis 31:53
; Genesis 46:1
). Evidently the patriarchs used various names to refer to God until He revealed His personal name to Moses (Exodus 6:3
). Some scholars translate the Hebrew expression “Kinsman of Isaac” or “Refuge of Isaac.” See Patriarchs; God of the Fathers
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Fear of Isaac'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/f/fear-of-isaac.html. 1991.