New International Version
Then the angel of the LORD told her, "Go back to your mistress and submit to her."
King James Bible
And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.
Darby Bible Translation
And the Angel of Jehovah said to her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.
World English Bible
The angel of Yahweh said to her, "Return to your mistress, and submit yourself under her hands."
Young's Literal Translation
And the messenger of Jehovah saith to her, 'Turn back unto thy mistress, and humble thyself under her hands;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Hagar, Sarai's maid - This mode of address is used to show her that she was known, and to remind her that she was the property of another.
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Remember that, ye sons of men, ye are not unregarded; ye do not pass through this world in unseen obscurity. In darkest shades of night eyes glare on you through the gloom. In the brightness of the day angels are spectators of your labours. From heaven there look down upon you spirits who see all that finite beings are capable of beholding. But if we think that thought worth treasuring up, there is one which sums up that and drowns it, even as a drop is lost in the ocean; it is the thought, "Thou …
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"Your slave is in your hands," Abram said. "Do with her whatever you think best." Then Sarai mistreated Hagar; so she fled from her.
And he said, "Hagar, slave of Sarai, where have you come from, and where are you going?" "I'm running away from my mistress Sarai," she answered.
The angel added, "I will increase your descendants so much that they will be too numerous to count."
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