Genesis 16:1 ESV

Sarai and Hagar

1 1Now Sarai, Abram's wife, had borne him no children. She had a female Egyptian servant whose name was 2Hagar.

References for Genesis 16:1

Study tools for Genesis 16:1

  • a 16:2 - Hebrew be built up, which sounds like the Hebrew for children
  • b 16:4 - Hebrew her mistress was dishonorable in her eyes; similarly in verse 5
  • c 16:11 - Ishmael means God hears
  • d 16:13 - Or You are a God who sees me
  • e 16:13 - Hebrew Have I really seen him here who sees me? or Would I have looked here for the one who sees me?
  • f 16:14 - Beer-lahai-roi means the well of the Living One who sees me