Iscah


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Iscah

(ĭs`kə), in the Bible, niece of Abraham.
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Abram and Nahor took to themselves wives, the name of Abram's wife being Sarai and that of Nahor's wife Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah and Iscah.
Indeed, Josephus, Targum Yonatan and the Talmud all identify Iscah (Milcah's sister) with Sarah.
Jessica" has been traced back to Hebrew Iscah, which Elizabethan commentators glossed as meaning "she that looketh out" (Austin C.