New Living Translation
But I will also make a nation of the descendants of Hagar's son because he is your son, too."
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:13 The casting out of Ishmael was not his ruin. He shall be a nation because he is thy seed - We are not sure that it was his eternal ruin. It is presumption to say, that all these who are left out of the external dispensation of God's covenant are excluded from all his mercies. Those may be saved who are not thus honoured.
LibraryThe First Chaldaean Empire and the Hyksos in Egypt
Syria: the part played by it in the ancient world--Babylon and the first Chaldaean empire--The dominion of the Hyksos: Ahmosis. Some countries seem destined from their origin to become the battle-fields of the contending nations which environ them. Into such regions, and to their cost, neighbouring peoples come from century to century to settle their quarrels and bring to an issue the questions of supremacy which disturb their little corner of the world. The nations around are eager for the possession …
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 4
The Holiness of God
Then he added, "I will give you more descendants than you can count."
So Abraham got up early the next morning, prepared food and a container of water, and strapped them on Hagar's shoulders. Then he sent her away with their son, and she wandered aimlessly in the wilderness of Beersheba.
Go to him and comfort him, for I will make a great nation from his descendants."
This is the account of the family of Ishmael, the son of Abraham through Hagar, Sarah's Egyptian servant.
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