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God of the fathers
God of my father • God of the patriarchs
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Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
God of the Fathers
GOD OF THE FATHERS Technical phrase used as a general designation of the God of the patriarchs. Some references to the formula within the biblical narratives speak of the “God of my [your, thy, his, their] father” (Gen. 31:5, 29; 43:23; 49:25; 50:17), without mention of a particular father. Other references