Bible: Gen 17:18-21

17:18 Abraham said to God, “O that 1  Ishmael might live before you! 2 

17:19 God said, “No, Sarah your wife is going to bear you a son, and you will name him Isaac. 3  I will confirm my covenant with him as a perpetual 4  covenant for his descendants after him. 17:20 As for Ishmael, I have heard you. 5  I will indeed bless him, make him fruitful, and give him a multitude of descendants. 6  He will become the father of twelve princes; 7  I will make him into a great nation. 17:21 But I will establish my covenant with Isaac, whom Sarah will bear to you at this set time next year.”

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