|Overview - Genesis 21|
|1||Isaac is born, and circumcised.|
|8||Isaac is weaned.|
|9||Hagar and Ishmael are cast forth.|
|15||Hagar in distress.|
|17||The angel relieves and comforts her.|
|23||Abimelech's covenant with Abraham at Beer-sheba.|
Genesis 21:25 (King James Version)
And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.
- 26:15-22 29:8 Exodus 2:15-17 ; Judges 1:15 ; Proverbs 17:10 ; 25:9 27:5 Matthew 18:15
- Wells of water were of great consequence in those hot countries, especially where the flocks were numerous; because water was scarce, and digging to find it was attended with the expense of much time and labour.
- 13:7 26:15-22 Exodus 2:16 Exodus 2:17