New International Version
I will make the son of the slave into a nation also, because he is your offspring."
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In Isaac shall thy seed be called - Here God shows the propriety of attending to the counsel of Sarah; and lest Abraham, in whose eyes the thing was grievous, should feel distressed on the occasion, God renews his promises to Ishmael and his posterity.
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Behold the compassion of a mother for her child expiring with thirst, and remember that such a compassion ought all Christians to feel towards souls that are perishing for lack of Christ, perishing eternally, perishing without hope of salvation. If the mother lifted up her voice arid wept, so also should we; and if the contemplation of her dying, child was all too painful for her, so may the contemplation of the wrath to come, which is to pass upon every soul that dies impenitent, become too painful …
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Of Bearing the Cross --One Branch of Self-Denial.
The angel added, "I will increase your descendants so much that they will be too numerous to count."
Early the next morning Abraham took some food and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar. He set them on her shoulders and then sent her off with the boy. She went on her way and wandered in the Desert of Beersheba.
Lift the boy up and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation."
This is the account of the family line of Abraham's son Ishmael, whom Sarah's slave, Hagar the Egyptian, bore to Abraham.
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