Sarai and Hagar1 And Sarai, the wife of Abram, bore not to him. But there was to her a maidservant, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar. 2 [3said 1And 2Sarai] to Abram, Behold, [2closed me up 1the lord] to not bear. Enter then to my maidservant, that I may produce children from her! [3obeyed 1And 2Abram] the voice of Sarai. 3 And [4having taken 1the 2wife 3of Abram] Hagar the Egyptian her maidservant, after ten years of living with Abram in the land of Canaan, and she gave her to Abram her husband to him for wife. 4 And he entered to Hagar, and she conceived. And she saw that [2in 3the womb 1she had a child], and [3was dishonored 1the 2lady] before her. 5 [3said 1And 2Sarai] to Abram, I am being wronged because of you. I gave my maidservant to your bosom. And seeing that [2a child in 3the womb 1she had] I was dishonored before her. May God judge between me and you. 6 [3said 1And 2Abram] to Sarai, Behold, your maidservant is in your hands, treat her however [2pleasing to you 1might be]. And [2maltreated 3her 1Sarai], and she ran away from her face. 7 [4found 1And 5her 2the angel 3of the lord] upon the spring of water in the wilderness, upon the land in the way of Shur. 8 And [4said 5to her 1the 2angel 3of the lord], Hagar, maidservant of Sarai, from what place do you come, and where do you go? And she said, [3from 4the face 5of Sarai 6my lady 1I 2am running away]. 9 [5said 1And 6to her 2the 3angel 4of the lord], You return to your lady, and be humble under her hands! 10 And [4said 5to her 1the 2angel 3of the lord], In multiplying I will multiply your seed, and it shall not be counted because of the multitude.
Birth of Ishmael11 And [4said 5to her 1the 2angel 3of the lord], Behold, you [2in 3the womb 1have a child], and you shall bear a son, and you shall call his name, Ishmael, for the lord heeded your humiliation. 12 This one will be a rugged man; his hands will be upon all, and the hands of all upon him. And [2before 3the face 4of all 5his brothers 1he will dwell]. 13 And she called the name of the lord, the one speaking to her, You, the God, the one looking upon me; for she said, For even face to face I beheld the one appearing to me. 14 Because of this she called the well, Well of which [2Face to Face 1I Beheld]. Behold, it is between Kadesh and between Bared. 15 And Hagar bore to Abram a son. And Abram called the name of his son, whom [2bore 3to him 1Hagar], Ishmael. 16 And Abram was [2years old 1eighty-six] when Hagar bore to Abram, Ishmael.
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