16:1 Now Sarai, Abram's wife, bare him no children. And she had a handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.
16:1 Now Sarai, Abram's wife had borne him no [children,] and she had an Egyptian maid whose name was Hagar.

16:2 And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, Jehovah hath restrained me from bearing. Go in, I pray thee, unto my handmaid. It may be that I shall obtain children by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.
16:2 So Sarai said to Abram, "Now behold, the LORD has prevented me from bearing [children.] Please go in to my maid; perhaps I shall obtain children through her." And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.

16:3 And Sarai, Abram's wife, took Hagar the Egyptian, her handmaid, after Abram had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave her to Abram her husband to be his wife.
16:3 And after Abram had lived ten years in the land of Canaan, Abram's wife Sarai took Hagar the Egyptian, her maid, and gave her to her husband Abram as his wife.

16:4 And he went in unto Hagar, and she conceived. And when she saw that she had conceived, her mistress was despised in her eyes.
16:4 And he went in to Hagar, and she conceived; and when she saw that she had conceived, her mistress was despised in her sight.

16:5 And Sarai said unto Abram, My wrong be upon thee. I gave my handmaid into they bosom. And when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her eyes. Jehovah judge between me and thee.
16:5 And Sarai said to Abram, "May the wrong done me be upon you. I gave my maid into your arms; but when she saw that she had conceived, I was despised in her sight. May the LORD judge between you and me."

16:6 But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand. Do to her that which is good in thine eyes. And Sarai dealt hardly with her, and she fled from her face.
16:6 But Abram said to Sarai, "Behold, your maid is in your power; do to her what is good in your sight." So Sarai treated her harshly, and she fled from her presence.

16:7 And the angel of Jehovah found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur.
16:7 Now the angel of the LORD found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, by the spring on the way to Shur.

16:8 And he said, Hagar, Sarai's handmaid, whence camest thou? And whither goest thou? And she said, I am fleeing from the face of my mistress Sarai.
16:8 And he said, "Hagar, Sarai's maid, where have you come from and where are you going?" And she said, "I am fleeing from the presence of my mistress Sarai."

16:9 And the angel of Jehovah said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.
16:9 Then the angel of the LORD said to her, "Return to your mistress, and submit yourself to her authority."

16:10 And the angel of Jehovah said unto her, I will greatly multiply thy seed, that it shall not be numbered for multitude.
16:10 Moreover, the angel of the LORD said to her, "I will greatly multiply your descendants so that they shall be too many to count."

16:11 And the angel of Jehovah said unto her, Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a son. And thou shalt call his name Ishmael, because Jehovah hath heard thy affliction.
16:11 The angel of the LORD said to her further, "Behold, you are with child, And you shall bear a son; And you shall call his name Ishmael, Because the LORD has given heed to your affliction.

16:12 And he shall be (as) a wild ass among men. His hand (shall be) against every man, and every man's hand against him. And he shall dwell over against all his brethren.
16:12 "And he will be a wild donkey of a man, His hand [will be] against everyone, And everyone's hand [will be] against him; And he will live to the east of all his brothers."

16:13 And she called the name of Jehovah that spake unto her, Thou art a God that seeth. For she said, Have I even here looked after him that seeth me?
16:13 Then she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, "Thou art a God who sees"; for she said, "Have I even remained alive here after seeing Him?"

16:14 Wherefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi. Behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.
16:14 Therefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi; behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.

16:15 And Hagar bare Abram a son. And Abram called the name of his son, whom Hagar bare, Ishmael.
16:15 So Hagar bore Abram a son; and Abram called the name of his son, whom Hagar bore, Ishmael.

16:16 And Abram was fourscore and six years old, when Hagar bare Ishmael to Abram.
16:16 And Abram was eighty-six years old when Hagar bore Ishmael to him.