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Genesis 21:17 NIV

17 God heard the boy crying, and the angel of God called to Hagar from heaven and said to her, “What is the matter, Hagar? Do not be afraid; God has heard the boy crying as he lies there.

References for Genesis 21:17

Study tools for Genesis 21:17

  • 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."