|Overview - Genesis 16|
|1||Sarai, being barren, gives Hagar to Abram.|
|4||Hagar, being afflicted for despising her mistress, runs away.|
|7||An angel commands her to return and submit herself, promises her a numerous posterity, and shows their character and condition.|
|13||Hagar names the place, and returns to Sarai.|
|15||Ishmael is born.|
|16||The age of Abram.|
Genesis 16:12 (King James Version)
And he will be a wild man; his hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him; and he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.
- be a
- 21:20 Job 11:12 ; 39:5-8
- The word rendered "wild" also denotes the "wild ass;" the description of which animal in Job 39:5-8 ,affords the very best representation of the wandering, lawless, freebooting life of the Bedouin and other Arabs, the descendants of Ishmael.
- his hand
- he shall