According to the Jews and the Christians the ‘Only Son’ whom God had asked Abraham to offer for sacrifice, was ‘Isaac’ and not ‘Ishma’el’. The Bible has recorded the story in a fairly detailed narrative. It is only once in the whole of the narrative that the name of the ‘Only Son’ has been mentioned as ‘Isaac’, which is quite misfit in, rather contrary to, the context. The event of the offering for sacrifice was committed to writing in the Bible more than a thousand years after its happening. It is quite unknown who its writer had been and what his credentials might be; but, of certain, he was not the eyewitness of the event. The present work is neither of a polemic na...