Genesis 21:13
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New American Standard Bible
"And of the son of the maid I will make a nation also, because he is your descendant."

King James Bible
And also of the son of the bondwoman will I make a nation, because he is thy seed.

Darby Bible Translation
But also the son of the handmaid will I make a nation, because he is thy seed.

World English Bible
I will also make a nation of the son of the handmaid, because he is your seed."

Young's Literal Translation
As to the son of the handmaid also, for a nation I set him, because he is thy seed.'

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The Gospel Feast
"When Jesus then lifted up His eyes, and saw a great company come unto Him, He saith unto Philip, Whence shall we buy bread that these may eat?"--John vi. 5. After these words the Evangelist adds, "And this He said to prove him, for He Himself knew what He would do." Thus, you see, our Lord had secret meanings when He spoke, and did not bring forth openly all His divine sense at once. He knew what He was about to do from the first, but He wished to lead forward His disciples, and to arrest and
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VII

The Annunciation of Jesus the Messiah, and the Birth of his Forerunner.
FROM the Temple to Nazareth! It seems indeed most fitting that the Evangelic story should have taken its beginning within the Sanctuary, and at the time of sacrifice. Despite its outward veneration for them, the Temple, its services, and specially its sacrifices, were, by an inward logical necessity, fast becoming a superfluity for Rabbinism. But the new development, passing over the intruded elements, which were, after all, of rationalistic origin, connected its beginning directly with the Old Testament
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Cross References
Genesis 16:10
Moreover, the angel of the LORD said to her, "I will greatly multiply your descendants so that they will be too many to count."

Genesis 21:14
So Abraham rose early in the morning and took bread and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar, putting them on her shoulder, and gave her the boy, and sent her away. And she departed and wandered about in the wilderness of Beersheba.

Genesis 21:18
"Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him by the hand, for I will make a great nation of him."

Genesis 25:12
Now these are the records of the generations of Ishmael, Abraham's son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's maid, bore to Abraham;

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