Parallel Bible results for Genesis 21:8-21

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Genesis 21:8-21

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.