The first patriarch -- see Genesis 12-25.

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Does the Bible text in Genesis 18 tell us whether Abraham received a theophany (God manifested) in his three visitors?

Genesis 18 English Standard Version (ESV) 18 And the Lord appeared to him by the oaks[a] of Mamre, as he sat at the door of his tent in the heat of the day. 2 He lifted up his eyes and looked, ...
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Why didn't Sarah refuse to go to Abimelech?

Why did Sarah go with Abimelech? Why didn't she refuse? Weren't women allowed to refuse being raped by kings, or what? Or did Sarah go to the king willingly when she was called? I'm struggling to ...