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And Jehovah hath looked after Sarah as He hath said, and Jehovah doth to Sarah as He hath spoken;
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and Sarah conceiveth, and beareth a son to Abraham, to his old age, at the appointed time that God hath spoken of with him;
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and Abraham calleth the name of his son who is born to him, whom Sarah hath born to him — Isaac;
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and Abraham circumciseth Isaac his son, [being] a son of eight days, as God hath commanded him.
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And Abraham [is] a son of a hundred years in Isaac his son being born to him,
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and Sarah saith, `God hath made laughter for me;
every one who is hearing laugheth for me.'
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She saith also, `Who hath said to Abraham, Sarah hath suckled sons, that I have born a son for his old age?'
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And the lad groweth, and is weaned, and Abraham maketh a great banquet in the day of Isaac's being weaned;
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and Sarah seeth the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she hath borne to Abraham, mocking,
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and she saith to Abraham, `Cast out this handmaid and her son;
for the son of this handmaid hath no possession with my son — with Isaac.'
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And the thing is very wrong in the eyes of Abraham, for his son's sake;
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and God saith unto Abraham, `Let it not be wrong in thine eyes because of the youth, and because of thy handmaid: all that Sarah saith unto theehearken to her voice, for in Isaac is a seed called to thee.
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As to the son of the handmaid also, for a nation I set him, because he [is] thy seed.'
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And Abraham riseth early in the morning, and taketh bread, and a bottle of water, and giveth unto Hagar (placing [it] on her shoulder), also the lad, and sendeth her out;
and she goeth on, and goeth astray in the wilderness of Beer-Sheba;
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and the water is consumed from the bottle, and she placeth the lad under one of the shrubs.
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And she goeth and sitteth by herself over-against, afar off, about a bow-shot, for she said, `Let me not look on the death of the lad;' and she sitteth over-against, and lifteth up her voice, and weepeth.
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And God heareth the voice of the youth;
and the messenger of God calleth unto Hagar from the heavens, and saith to her, `What to thee, Hagar? fear not;
for God hath hearkened unto the voice of the youth where he [is];
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rise, lift up the youth, and lay hold on him with thy hand, for for a great nation I set him.'
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And God openeth her eyes, and she seeth a well of water, and she goeth and filleth the bottle [with] water, and causeth the youth to drink;
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and God is with the youth, and he groweth, and dwelleth in the wilderness, and is an archer;
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and he dwelleth in the wilderness of Paran, and his mother taketh for him a wife from the land of Egypt.
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And it cometh to pass at that time that Abimelech speakethPhichol also, head of his hostunto Abraham, saying, `God [is] with thee in all that thou art doing;
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and now, swear to me by God here: thou dost not lie to me, or to my continuator, or to my successor;
according to the kindness which I have done with thee thou dost with me, and with the land in which thou hast sojourned.'
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And Abraham saith, `I — I do swear.'
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And Abraham reasoned with Abimelech concerning the matter of a well of water which Abimelech's servants have taken violently away,
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and Abimelech saith, `I have not known who hath done this thing, and even thou didst not declare to me, and I also, I have not heard save to-day.'
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And Abraham taketh sheep and oxen, and giveth to Abimelech, and they make, both of them, a covenant;
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and Abraham setteth seven Lambs of the flock by themselves.
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And Abimelech saith unto Abraham, `What [are] theythese seven lambs which thou hast set by themselves?'
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And he saith, `For — the seven lambs thou dost accept from my hand, so that it becometh a witness for me that I have digged this well;'
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therefore hath he called that place `Beer-Sheba,' for there have both of them sworn.
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And they make a covenant in Beer-Sheba, and Abimelech risethPhichol also, head of his host — and they turn back unto the land of the Philistines;
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and [Abraham] planteth a tamarask in Beer-Sheba, and preacheth there in the name of Jehovah, God age-during;
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and Abraham sojourneth in the land of the Philistines many days.