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The Biblical story relates the name יצחק (Isaac) to the verb לצחוק (laugh): "And Abraham was an hundred years old when his son Isaac was born unto him. And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me." Genesis 21, 5-6
The name of the second of the "three fathers" of the Jewish people. He was born to Abraham and Sarah when they were already old. His wife was Rebekah.
"And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed, and thou shalt call his name Isaac, and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his seed after him." Genesis 17, 19