14:17 the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot accept, 1 because it does not see him or know him. But you know him, because he resides 2 with you and will be 3 in you.
The Cutting of the Covenant
15:1 After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: “Fear not, Abram! I am your shield 1 and the one who will reward you in great abundance.” 2
16:8 He said, “Hagar, servant of Sarai, where have you come from, and where are you going?” She replied, “I’m running away from 1 my mistress, Sarai.”
16:9 Then the Lord’s angel said to her, “Return to your mistress and submit 2 to her authority. 16:10 I will greatly multiply your descendants,” the Lord’s angel added, 3 “so that they will be too numerous to count.” 4 16:11 Then the Lord’s angel said to her,
“You are now 5 pregnant
and are about to give birth 6 to a son.
You are to name him Ishmael, 7
for the Lord has heard your painful groans. 8
16:12 He will be a wild donkey 9 of a man.
He will be hostile to everyone, 10
and everyone will be hostile to him. 11
He will live away from 12 his brothers.”
16:13 So Hagar named the Lord who spoke to her, “You are the God who sees me,” 13 for she said, “Here I have seen one who sees me!” 14