20 God was with the boy as he grew up. [a] 10 So she said to Abraham, “Cast out this slave woman with her son; for the son of this slave woman shall not inherit along with my son Isaac.” 11 The matter was very distressing to Abraham on account of his son. 21 While he was living in the Desert of Paran, his mother got a wife for him from Egypt. Do not be afraid; God has heard the boy crying as he lies there. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring[a] will be reckoned. Try it free for 30 days. 20 God was with the boy, and he grew up; he lived in the wilderness, and became an expert with the bow. He lived in the desert and became an archer. Abraham felt conflicted about sending away his son, until G‑d intervened and commanded him to “listen to all that his wife Sarah [told] him.” Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Do not be afraid;(O) God has heard the boy crying as he lies there. 21 While he was living in the Desert of Paran,(T) his mother got a wife for him(U) from Egypt. And Abraham felt very sorry to have trouble come between Sarah and Hagar, and between Isaac and Ishmael; for Abraham was a kind and good man, and he was friendly to them all. 19 Then God opened her eyes(Q) and she saw a well of water. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - is just a step away! The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. Listen to whatever Sarah tells you, because it is through Isaac that your offspring[a] will be reckoned. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. But the Lord said to Abraham, … Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. Try it for 30 days FREE. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! The distorted version of the Bible says that Hagar was sent away when Ishmael was 14 or 15 as it was a year after the covenant. 15 When the water in the skin was gone, she cast the child under one of the bushes. Genesis 21:8-21 New International Version (NIV) Hagar and Ishmael Sent Away His bitterness boils into mockery of Isaac at his weaning party. 16 Then she went off and sat down about a bowshot away, for she thought, “I cannot watch the boy die.” And as she sat there, she[b] began to sob. 19 Then God opened her eyes and she saw a well of water. (I) He set them on her shoulders and then sent her off with the boy. (R) So she went and filled the skin with water and gave the boy a drink. (G) 13 I will make the son of the slave into a nation(H) also, because he is your offspring.”, 14 Early the next morning Abraham took some food and a skin of water and gave them to Hagar. 21 He lived in the wilderness of Paran; and his mother got a wife for him from the land of Egypt. 18 Come, lift up the boy and hold him fast with your hand, for I will make a great nation of him.” 19 Then God opened her eyes and she saw a well of water. New Revised Standard Version (NRSV), NRSV Catholic Bible, Gift Edition, Comfort Print, Leathersoft, Teal, NRSV Large-Print Thinline Reference Bible--soft leather-look, brown (indexed), NRSV Catholic Bible, Gift Edition, Comfort Print, Leathersoft, Black, The New Oxford Annotated Bible with Apocrypha: New Revised Standard Version Black Genuine Leather, NRSV Catholic Bible, Journal Edition, Comfort Print, Cloth over Board, Gray.