And the angel of the Lord said unto her,....
In this lonely place, in the deep wilderness, some one found her.
Quickened Hagar and Ishmael resume their journey. Ishmael becomes an archer and lives in the wilderness of (in the desert between the Gulf of Suez and the Gulf of Aqaba) with his Egyptian wife whom Hagar has obtained for him.
and where are you going?" the angel inquired.
Hagar wanders the desert until her supplies run out. Desponded and exhausted, Hagar abandons her son so that she won't have to watch him die, and sits down a bow shot away from the boy to cry. Curiously, not her cries but the cries of the boy reach heaven, and God shows up. For the second time the Angel of YHWH speaks to Hagar, and promises her that Ishmael will be a great nation. God opens her eyes and she sees the well of Beersheba. This is fortunate for two reasons. First of all she and Ishmael now have water, but they also know again where they are.
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"He shall be a wild man; his hand shall be against every man, and every man's hand against him, and he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren."
Hagar called the name of the Lord "You-Are-the-God-Who-Sees" because God had seen her plight and taken pity on her.
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Abram was eighty-six years old when Hagar bore Ishmael to Abram." (Genesis 16:1-16 RSV)The Birth Of Isaac"And Sarah said, "God has made laughter for me; every one who hears will laugh over me." And she said, "Who would have said to Abraham that Sarah would suckle children?
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With all the love of an Oriental for dark sayings, Hagar plays upon the word "but her meaning is plain: "Do I not see, and therefore am alive, and not even blinded, nor bereft of sense and reason, though I have seen God." - - not invoked the name (Chaldee, Lapide), though occasionally has the same import ( ) - , thus identifying the Ma- with Jehovah himself - .