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Genesis 21:12 NIV

12 But God said to him, “Do not be so distressed about the boy and your slave woman. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspringa will be reckoned.

References for Genesis 21:12

Study tools for Genesis 21:12

  • a 21:3 - "Isaac" means "he laughs."
  • b 21:12 - Or "seed"
  • c 21:16 - Hebrew; Septuagint "the child"
  • d 21:31 - "Beersheba" can mean "well of seven" and "well of the oath."