New International Version
For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman and the other by the free woman.
King James Bible
For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman.
Darby Bible Translation
For it is written that Abraham had two sons; one of the maid servant, and one of the free woman.
World English Bible
For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the handmaid, and one by the free woman.
Young's Literal Translation
for it hath been written, that Abraham had two sons, one by the maid-servant, and one by the free-woman,
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So Hagar bore Abram a son, and Abram gave the name Ishmael to the son she had borne.
Sarah became pregnant and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the very time God had promised him.
His son by the slave woman was born according to the flesh, but his son by the free woman was born as the result of a divine promise.
But what does Scripture say? "Get rid of the slave woman and her son, for the slave woman's son will never share in the inheritance with the free woman's son."
Therefore, brothers and sisters, we are not children of the slave woman, but of the free woman.
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