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Genesis 21

NIV 1 Now the LORD was gracious to Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did for Sarah what he had promised. NIV 1 Now the LORD was gracious to Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did for Sarah what he had promised. NIV 2 Sarah became pregnant and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the very time God had promised him. NIV 2 Sarah became pregnant and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the very time God had promised him. NIV 3 Abraham gave the name Isaac to the son Sarah bore him. NIV 3 Abraham gave the name Isaac to the son Sarah bore him. NIV 4 When his son Isaac was eight days old, Abraham circumcised him, as God commanded him. NIV 4 When his son Isaac was eight days old, Abraham circumcised him, as God commanded him. NIV 5 Abraham was a hundred years old when his son Isaac was born to him. NIV 5 Abraham was a hundred years old when his son Isaac was born to him. NIV 6 Sarah said, "God has brought me laughter, and everyone who hears about this will laugh with me." NIV 6 Sarah said, "God has brought me laughter, and everyone who hears about this will laugh with me." NIV 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." NIV 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." NIV 8 The child grew and was weaned, and on the day Isaac was weaned Abraham held a great feast. NIV 8 The child grew and was weaned, and on the day Isaac was weaned Abraham held a great feast. NIV 9 But Sarah saw that the son whom Hagar the Egyptian had borne to Abraham was mocking, NIV 9 But Sarah saw that the son whom Hagar the Egyptian had borne to Abraham was mocking, NIV 10 and she said to Abraham, "Get rid of that slave woman and her son, for that slave woman's son will never share in the inheritance with my son Isaac." NIV 10 and she said to Abraham, "Get rid of that slave woman and her son, for that slave woman's son will never share in the inheritance with my son Isaac." NIV 11 The matter distressed Abraham greatly because it concerned his son. NIV 11 The matter distressed Abraham greatly because it concerned his son. NIV 12 But God said to him, "Do not be so distressed about the boy and your maidservant. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned. NIV 12 But God said to him, "Do not be so distressed about the boy and your maidservant. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring will be reckoned. NIV 13 I will make the son of the maidservant into a nation also, because he is your offspring." NIV 13 I will make the son of the maidservant into a nation also, because he is your offspring." NIV 14 Early the next morning Abraham took some food and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar. He set them on her shoulders and then sent her off with the boy. She went on her way and wandered in the desert of Beersheba. NIV 14 Early the next morning Abraham took some food and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar. He set them on her shoulders and then sent her off with the boy. She went on her way and wandered in the desert of Beersheba. NIV 15 When the water in the skin was gone, she put the boy under one of the bushes. NIV 15 When the water in the skin was gone, she put the boy under one of the bushes. NIV 16 Then she went off and sat down nearby, about a bowshot away, for she thought, "I cannot watch the boy die." And as she sat there nearby, she began to sob. NIV 16 Then she went off and sat down nearby, about a bowshot away, for she thought, "I cannot watch the boy die." And as she sat there nearby, she began to sob. 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. 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. NIV 18 Lift the boy up and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation." NIV 18 Lift the boy up and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation." NIV 19 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. NIV 19 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. NIV 20 God was with the boy as he grew up. He lived in the desert and became an archer. NIV 20 God was with the boy as he grew up. He lived in the desert and became an archer. NIV 21 While he was living in the Desert of Paran, his mother got a wife for him from Egypt. NIV 21 While he was living in the Desert of Paran, his mother got a wife for him from Egypt. NIV 22 At that time Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his forces said to Abraham, "God is with you in everything you do. NIV 22 At that time Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his forces said to Abraham, "God is with you in everything you do. NIV 23 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 are living as an alien the same kindness I have shown to you." NIV 23 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 are living as an alien the same kindness I have shown to you." NIV 24 Abraham said, "I swear it." NIV 24 Abraham said, "I swear it." NIV 25 Then Abraham complained to Abimelech about a well of water that Abimelech's servants had seized. NIV 25 Then Abraham complained to Abimelech about a well of water that Abimelech's servants had seized. NIV 26 But Abimelech said, "I don't know who has done this. You did not tell me, and I heard about it only today." NIV 26 But Abimelech said, "I don't know who has done this. You did not tell me, and I heard about it only today." NIV 27 So Abraham brought sheep and cattle and gave them to Abimelech, and the two men made a treaty. NIV 27 So Abraham brought sheep and cattle and gave them to Abimelech, and the two men made a treaty. NIV 28 Abraham set apart seven ewe lambs from the flock, NIV 28 Abraham set apart seven ewe lambs from the flock, NIV 29 and Abimelech asked Abraham, "What is the meaning of these seven ewe lambs you have set apart by themselves?" NIV 29 and Abimelech asked Abraham, "What is the meaning of these seven ewe lambs you have set apart by themselves?" NIV 30 He replied, "Accept these seven lambs from my hand as a witness that I dug this well." NIV 30 He replied, "Accept these seven lambs from my hand as a witness that I dug this well." NIV 31 So that place was called Beersheba, because the two men swore an oath there. NIV 31 So that place was called Beersheba, because the two men swore an oath there. NIV 32 After the treaty had been made at Beersheba, Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his forces returned to the land of the Philistines. NIV 32 After the treaty had been made at Beersheba, Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his forces returned to the land of the Philistines. NIV 33 Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba, and there he called upon the name of the LORD, the Eternal God. NIV 33 Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba, and there he called upon the name of the LORD, the Eternal God. NIV 34 And Abraham stayed in the land of the Philistines for a long time. NIV 34 And Abraham stayed in the land of the Philistines for a long time.