Genesis 16:9
Good News Translation
He said, "Go back to her and be her slave."

Contemporary English Version
The angel said, "Go back to Sarai and be her slave.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the angel of the Lord said to her: Return to thy mistress, and humble thyself under her hand.

New American Bible
But the LORD’s angel told her: “Go back to your mistress and submit to her authority.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And the angel of the Lord said to her: Return to thy mistress, and humble thyself under her hand.

submit.

Ecclesiastes 10:4 If the spirit of him that hath power, ascend upon thee, leave not thy place: because care will make the greatest sins to cease.

Ephesians 5:21 Being subject one to another, in the fear of Christ.

Ephesians 6:5,6 Servants, be obedient to them that are your lords according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the simplicity of your heart, as to Christ. . . .

Titus 2:9 Exhort servants to be obedient to their masters: in all things pleasing, not gainsaying:

1 Peter 2:18-25 Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear, not only to the good and gentle but also to the froward. . . .

1 Peter 5:5,6 In like manner, ye young men, be subject to the ancients. And do you all insinuate humility one to another: for God resisteth the proud, but to the humble he giveth grace. . . .

Context
The Birth of Ishmael
8He said to her: Agar, handmaid of Sarai, whence comest thou? and whither goest thou? And she answered: I flee from the face of Sarai, my mistress. 9And the angel of the Lord said to her: Return to thy mistress, and humble thyself under her hand.10And again he said: I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, and it shall not be numbered for multitude.…
Cross References
Genesis 16:6
And Abram made answer, and said to her: Behold thy handmaid is in thy own hand, use her as it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai afflicted her, she ran away.

Genesis 16:8
He said to her: Agar, handmaid of Sarai, whence comest thou? and whither goest thou? And she answered: I flee from the face of Sarai, my mistress.

Genesis 16:10
And again he said: I will multiply thy seed exceedingly, and it shall not be numbered for multitude.

Additional Translations
So the Angel of the LORD told her, “Return to your mistress and submit to her authority.”And the angel of the LORD said to her, Return to your mistress, and submit yourself under her hands.

And the angel of Jehovah said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.

And the angel of the Lord said to her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.

And the Angel of Jehovah said to her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.

And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.

And the angel of the LORD said to her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.

The angel of Yahweh said to her, "Return to your mistress, and submit yourself under her hands."

And the messenger of Jehovah saith to her, 'Turn back unto thy mistress, and humble thyself under her hands;'
Jump to Previous
Angel Authority Hands Humble Messenger Mistress Submit Thyself Turn
Jump to Next
Angel Authority Hands Humble Messenger Mistress Submit Thyself Turn
Links
Genesis 16:9 NIV
Genesis 16:9 NLT
Genesis 16:9 ESV
Genesis 16:9 NASB
Genesis 16:9 KJV

Genesis 16:9 Bible Apps
Genesis 16:9 Biblia Paralela
Genesis 16:9 Chinese Bible
Genesis 16:9 French Bible
Genesis 16:9 German Bible

Alphabetical: and angel authority back Go her LORD mistress of Return said submit the Then to told your yourself

OT Law: Genesis 16:9 The angel of Yahweh said to her (Gen. Ge Gn) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

Genesis 16:8
Top of Page
Top of Page