Now Sarai Abram’s wife bore him no children; and she had a handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.NoneAnd Sarai said unto Abram: ‘Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing; go in, I pray thee, unto my handmaid; it may be that I shall be builded up through her.’ And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.NoneAnd Sarai Abram’s wife took Hagar the Egyptian, her handmaid, after Abram had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave her to Abram her husband to be his wife.NoneAnd he went in unto Hagar, and she conceived; and when she saw that she had conceived, her mistress was despised in her eyes.NoneAnd Sarai said unto Abram: ‘My wrong be upon thee: I gave my handmaid into thy bosom; and when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her eyes: the LORD judge between me and thee.’NoneBut Abram said unto Sarai: ‘Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her that which is good in thine eyes.’ And Sarai dealt harshly with her, and she fled from her face.NoneAnd the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur.NoneAnd he said: ‘Hagar, Sarai’s handmaid, whence camest thou? and whither goest thou?’ And she said: ‘I flee from the face of my mistress Sarai.’NoneAnd the angel of the LORD said unto her: ‘Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.’NoneAnd the angel of the LORD said unto her: ‘I will greatly multiply thy seed, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.NoneAnd the angel of the LORD said unto her: ‘Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a son; and thou shalt call his name Ishmael, because the LORD hath heard thy affliction.NoneAnd he shall be a wild ass of a man: his hand shall be against every man, and every man’s hand against him; and he shall dwell in the face of all his brethren.’NoneAnd she called the name of the LORD that spoke unto her, Thou art a God of seeing; for she said: ‘Have I even here seen Him that seeth Me?’NoneWherefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi; behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.NoneAnd Hagar bore Abram a son; and Abram called the name of his son,NoneAnd Abram was fourscore and six years old, when Hagar bore Ishmael to Abram.None
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