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 Genesis 21:8 - 21
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The Holy Bible, New International Version®
   Book of Genesis
   Chapter 21
21:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The child grew and was weaned, and on the day Isaac was weaned Abraham held a great feast.
 
21:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
But Sarah saw that the son whom Hagar the Egyptian had borne to Abraham was mocking,
 
21:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
and she said to Abraham, "Get rid of that slave woman and her son, for that slave woman's son will never share in the inheritance with my son Isaac."
 
21:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The matter distressed Abraham greatly because it concerned his son.
 
21:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
But God said to him, "Do not be so distressed about the boy and your maidservant. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring F100 will be reckoned.
 
21:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
I will make the son of the maidservant into a nation also, because he is your offspring."
 
21:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Early the next morning Abraham took some food and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar. He set them on her shoulders and then sent her off with the boy. She went on her way and wandered in the desert of Beersheba.
 
21:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
When the water in the skin was gone, she put the boy under one of the bushes.
 
21:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then she went off and sat down nearby, about a bowshot away, for she thought, "I cannot watch the boy die." And as she sat there nearby, she F101 began to sob.
 
21:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
God heard the boy crying, and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, "What is the matter, Hagar? Do not be afraid; God has heard the boy crying as he lies there.
 
21:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Lift the boy up and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation."
 
21:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Then God opened her eyes and she saw a well of water. So she went and filled the skin with water and gave the boy a drink.
 
21:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
God was with the boy as he grew up. He lived in the desert and became an archer.
 
21:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
While he was living in the Desert of Paran, his mother got a wife for him from Egypt.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F100 Or seed
F101 Hebrew; Septuagint the child

 
 

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