Bible: Gen 21:8-14

21:8 The child grew and was weaned. Abraham prepared 1  a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned. 2  21:9 But Sarah noticed 3  the son of Hagar the Egyptian – the son whom Hagar had borne to Abraham – mocking. 4  21:10 So she said to Abraham, “Banish 5  that slave woman and her son, for the son of that slave woman will not be an heir along with my son Isaac!

21:11 Sarah’s demand displeased Abraham greatly because Ishmael was his son. 6  21:12 But God said to Abraham, “Do not be upset 7  about the boy or your slave wife. Do 8  all that Sarah is telling 9  you because through Isaac your descendants will be counted. 10  21:13 But I will also make the son of the slave wife into a great nation, for he is your descendant too.”

21:14 Early in the morning Abraham took 11  some food 12  and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar. He put them on her shoulders, gave her the child, 13  and sent her away. So she went wandering 14  aimlessly through the wilderness 15  of Beer Sheba.

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