• Abraham died at the age of 175 years. Jewish legend says that he was meant to live to 180 years, but God purposely took his life because he felt that Abraham did not need to go through the pain of seeing Esau's wicked deeds. He was buried by his sons Isaac (aged about 76 years) and Ishmael (aged about 89 years), in the Cave of the Patriarchs (also known as the Cave of Machpelah), which is where he had deposited the remains of his beloved Sarah.
  • one hundred three score and 15 (175)years
  • Abraham was born in 1946 BC, according to traditions. But the year of his death is not to be found in any traditional narratives of his life story.

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