Greek form of Sarah.
A dance and a tune used in Spain, said to be derived from the Saracens.
1. Pertaining to the Saracens, inhabitants of Arabia; so called from sara, a desert.
2. Denoting the architecture of the Saracens, the modern Gothic.
SAR'AGOY, noun The opossum of the Molucca isles.
Princess, the wife and at the same time the half-sister of Abraham (Genesis 11:29; 20:12). This name was given to her at the time that it was announced to Abraham that she should be the mother of the promised child. Her story is from her marriage identified with that of the patriarch till the time of her death. Her death, at the age of one hundred and twenty-seven years (the only instance in Scripture where the age of a woman is recorded), was the occasion of Abraham's purchasing the cave of Machpelah as a family burying-place.
In the allegory of Galatians 4:22-31 she is the type of the "Jerusalem which is above." She is also mentioned as Sara in Hebrews 11:11 among the Old Testament worthies, who "all died in faith." (See ABRAHAM.)
lady; princess; princess of the multitude
1. Called also Sarai:
Abraham represents her as his sister, and Abimelech, king of Gerar, takes her; she is restored to Abraham by means of a dream
Is sterile; gives her maid, Hagar, to Abraham as a wife
Name changed from Sarai to Sarah
2. See Serah
- The wife and half-sister, (Genesis 20:12) of Abraham, and mother of Isaac. Her name is first introduced in (Genesis 11:29) as Sarai. The change of her name from Sarai, my princess (i.e. Abraham's), to Sarah, princess (for all the race), was made at the same time that Abram's name was changed to Abraham,
on the establishment of the covenant of circumcision between him and God. Sarah's history is of course that of Abraham. [ABRAHAM] She died at Hebron at the age of 127 years, 28 years before her husband and was buried by him in the cave of (B.C. 1860.) She is referred to in the New Testament as a type of conjugal obedience in (1 Peter 3:6) and as one of the types of faith in (Hebrews 11:11)
- Sarah, the daughter of Asher. (Numbers 26:46)
my lady; my princess
(my princess) the original name of Sarah wife of Abraham.
A descendant of Shelah.
1 Chronicles 4:22
(burning) mentioned in (1 Chronicles 4:22) among the descendants of Judah.
S'ARCASM, noun [Latin sarcasmus; Gr. from to deride or sneer at, primarily to fly or pluck off the skin.]
A keen reproachful expression; a satirical remark or expression, uttered with some degree of scorn or contempt; a taunt; a gibe. Of this we have an example in the remark of the Jews respecting Christ, on the cross, 'He saved others, himself he cannot save.'