Genesis 21:1-8 NIV

The Birth of Isaac

1 Now the LORD was gracious to Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did for Sarah what he had promised.

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2 Sarah became pregnant and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the very time God had promised him.

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3 Abraham gave the name Isaaca to the son Sarah bore him.

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    • ¸ 21:3 - "Isaac" means "he laughs."
      4 When his son Isaac was eight days old, Abraham circumcised him, as God commanded him.

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      5 Abraham was a hundred years old when his son Isaac was born to him.

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      6 Sarah said, “God has brought me laughter, and everyone who hears about this will laugh with me.”

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      7 And she added, “Who would have said to Abraham that Sarah would nurse children? Yet I have borne him a son in his old age.”

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      Hagar and Ishmael Sent Away

      8 The child grew and was weaned, and on the day Isaac was weaned Abraham held a great feast.

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      Study tools for Genesis 21:1-8

      • 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."