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16 Nowa Sarai, the wife of Abram, had borne him no children. And she had an Egyptian female slave, and her name was Hagar. 2 And Sarai said to Abram, “Look, please, Yahweh has prevented me from bearing children. Please go in to my servant; perhaps ⌊I will have children by her⌋.”b And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai. 3 Thenc Sarai, the wife of Abram, took Hagar, her Egyptian female slave, after Abram had lived ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave her to Abram her husband as his wife. 4 And he went in to Hagar, and she conceived. And when shed saw that she had conceived, then her mistress grew small in her eyes. 5 And Sarai said to Abram, “may my harm be upon you. ⌊I had my slave sleep with you⌋,e and when she saw that she had conceived, ⌊she no longer respected me⌋.f May Yahweh judge between me and you!” 6 And Abram said to Sarai, “Look, your slave is ⌊under your authority⌋.g Do to her that which is good in your eyes.” And Sarai mistreated her, and sheh fled from her presence.
7 And the angel of Yahweh found her at a spring of water in the wilderness, at the spring by the road of Shur. 8 And he said to Hagar, the female slave of Sarai, “⌊From where⌋i have you come, and where are you going?” And she said, “I am fleeing from the presence of Sarai my mistress.” 9 Thenj the angel of Yahweh said to her, “Return to your mistress and submit yourself under ⌊her authority⌋.”k 10 And the angel of Yahweh said to her, “⌊I will greatly multiply⌋l your offspring, so that they cannot be counted for their abundance.” 11 And the angel of Yahweh said to her:
“Behold, you are pregnant
and shall have a son.
And you shall call his name Ishmael,
for Yahweh has listened to your suffering.
his hand will be against everyone,
and the hand of everyone will be against him,
and he will live ⌊in hostility with all his brothers⌋.”m
13 Son she called the name of Yahweh who spoke to her, “You are El-Roi,”o for she said, “Here I have seen after he who sees me.” 14 Therefore the well was called Beer-Lahai-Roi; behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered. 15 And Hagar had a child for Abram, a son. And Abram called the name of his son whom Hagar bore to him, Ishmael. 16 And Abram was ⌊eighty-six years old⌋p when Hagar bore Ishmael to Abram.
Literally “I will be built from her”
That is, Hagar
Literally “I put my female slave in your lap”
Literally “I grew small in her eyes”
Literally “in your hand”
That is, Hagar
Literally “where from this”
Literally “her hand”
Literally “multiplying I will multiply”
Literally “against the face of all his brothers”
“God of seeing”
Literally “a son of eighty years and six years”
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