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Why did Avraham name his son before the Bris (circumcision)?

Why does the Torah seem to imply that Avraham named his son before the bris? First: וַיִּקְרָא אַבְרָהָם אֶת שֶׁם בְּנוֹ הַנּוֹלַד לוֹ אֲשֶׁר יָלְדָה לּוֹ שָׂרָה יִצְחָק And Abraham called ...
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Lot's Wife: The Salt Lady

What was the name of Lot's wife?
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The Names of the Rulers of Sedom

What were the names of the governors of Sedom, and what is the significance of those names?