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16:12 He will be a wild donkey36 of a man.
He will be hostile to everyone,37
and everyone will be hostile to him.38
He will live away from39 his brothers.”
sn A wild donkey of a man. The prophecy is not an insult. The wild donkey lived a solitary existence in the desert away from society. Ishmael would be free-roaming, strong, and like a bedouin; he would enjoy the freedom his mother sought.
tn Heb “His hand will be against everyone.” The “hand” by metonymy represents strength. His free-roaming life style would put him in conflict with those who follow social conventions. There would not be open warfare, only friction because of his antagonism to their way of life.
tn Heb “And the hand of everyone will be against him.”
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