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Then she went off and sat down about a bowshot away, for she thought, “I cannot watch the boy die.” And as she sat there, she began to sob.
References for Genesis 21:16
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.
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Lift the boy up and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation.”
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Then God opened her eyes and she saw a well of water. So she went and filled the skin with water and gave the boy a drink.
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God was with the boy as he grew up. He lived in the desert and became an archer.
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While he was living in the Desert of Paran, his mother got a wife for him from Egypt.
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At that time Abimelek and Phicol the commander of his forces said to Abraham, “God is with you in everything you do.
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Now swear to me here before God that you will not deal falsely with me or my children or my descendants. Show to me and the country where you now reside as a foreigner the same kindness I have shown to you.”
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Abraham said, “I swear it.”
Then Abraham complained to Abimelek about a well of water that Abimelek’s servants had seized.
References for Genesis 21:25
But Abimelek said, “I don’t know who has done this. You did not tell me, and I heard about it only today.”
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