Genesis, Chapter 16

16:1 Now Sarai, Abram's wife, bore him no [children]: and she had a female slave, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.
16:2 And Sarai said to Abram, Now seeing that Yahweh has restrained me from bearing; go in, I pray you, to my slave; it may be that I will obtain [children] by her. And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.
16:3 And Sarai, Abram's wife, took Hagar the Egyptian, her slave, after Abram had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave her to Abram her husband to be his wife.
16:4 And he went in to Hagar, and she became pregnant: and when she saw that she had become pregnant, her mistress was despised in her eyes.
16:5 And Sarai said to Abram, My wrong be on you: I gave my slave into your bosom; and when she saw that she had become pregnant, I was despised in her eyes: Yahweh judge between me and you.
16:6 But Abram said to Sarai, Look, your slave is in your hand; do to her that which is good in your eyes. And Sarai dealt harshly with her, and she fled from her face.
16:7 And the angel of Yahweh found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur.
16:8 And he said, Hagar, Sarai's slave, where did you come from? And where are you going? And she said, I am fleeing from the face of my mistress Sarai.
16:9 And the angel of Yahweh said to her, Return to your mistress, and submit yourself under her hands.
16:10 And the angel of Yahweh said to her, I will greatly multiply your seed, it will be too many to count.
16:11 And the angel of Yahweh said to her, Look, you are pregnant, and will give birth to a son; and you will name him Ishmael, because Yahweh has heard your affliction.
16:12 And he will be [as] a wild donkey among man; his hand [will be] against everyone, and everyone's hand against him; and he will stay across from all his brothers.
16:13 And she named Yahweh who spoke to her, "El-Roi,": for she said, Do I still see now [even] after my vision?
16:14 Therefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi; look, it is between Kadesh and Bered.
16:15 And Hagar bore Abram a son: and Abram called the name of his son, whom Hagar bore, Ishmael.
16:16 And Abram was eighty-six years old, when Hagar bore Ishmael to Abram.

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