21:1 And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did to Sarah as he had spoken.
21:1 And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did to Sarah as he had spoken.

21:2 For Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him.
21:2 For Sarah conceived, and bore Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him.

21:3 And Abraham called the name of his son that was born to him, whom Sarah bore to him, Isaac.
21:3 And Abraham called the name of his son that was born to him, whom Sarah bore to him, Isaac.

21:4 And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac, being eight days old, as God had commanded him.
21:4 And Abraham circumcised his son Isaac being eight days old, as God had commanded him.

21:5 And Abraham was a hundred years old, when his son Isaac was born to him.
21:5 And Abraham was an hundred years old, when his son Isaac was born to him.

21:6 And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, {so that} all that hear will laugh with me.
21:6 And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, {so that} all that hear will laugh with me.

21:7 And she said, Who would have said to Abraham, that Sarah shall nurse children? for I have borne him a son in his old age.
21:7 And she said, Who would have said to Abraham, that Sarah shall nurse children? for I have borne {him} a son in his old age.

21:8 And the child grew, and was weaned: and Abraham made a great feast the day that Isaac was weaned.
21:8 And the child grew, and was weaned: and Abraham made a great feast the day that Isaac was weaned.

21:9 And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, which she had borne to Abraham, mocking.
21:9 And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, which she had borne to Abraham, mocking.

21:10 Wherefore, she said to Abraham, Cast out this bond-woman, and her son: for the son of this bond-woman shall not be heir with my son, {even} with Isaac.
21:10 Therefore she said to Abraham, Cast out this bondwoman and her son: for the son of this bondwoman shall not be heir with my son, {even} with Isaac.

21:11 And the thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight, because of his son.
21:11 And the thing was very grievous in Abraham's sight because of his son.

21:12 And God said to Abraham, Let it not be grievous in thy sight, because of the lad, and because of thy bond-woman; in all that Sarah hath said to thee, hearken to her voice: for in Isaac shall thy seed be called.
21:12 And God said to Abraham, Let it not be grievous in thy sight because of the lad, and because of thy bondwoman; in all that Sarah hath said to thee, hearken to her voice; for in Isaac shall thy seed be called.

21:13 And also of the son of the bond-woman will I make a nation, because he {is} thy seed.
21:13 And also of the son of the bondwoman will I make a nation, because he {is} thy seed.

21:14 And Abraham rose early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave {it} to Hagar (putting {it} on her shoulder) and the child, and sent her away; and she departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beer-sheba.
21:14 And Abraham rose early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave {it} to Hagar, putting {it} on her shoulder, and the child, and sent her away: and she departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.

21:15 And the water was spent in the bottle, and she cast the child under one of the shrubs.
21:15 And the water was spent in the bottle, and she cast the child under one of the shrubs.

21:16 And she went, and sat her down over against {him}, a good way off, as it were a bow-shot: for she said, Let me not see the death of the child. And she sat over against {him}, and raised her voice, and wept.
21:16 And she went, and sat her down apart from {him} a good way off, as it were a bowshot: for she said, Let me not see the death of the child. And she sat apart from {him}, and raised her voice, and wept.

21:17 And God heard the voice of the lad: and the angel of God called to Hagar out of heaven, and said to her, What aileth thee, Hagar? fear not; for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he {is}.
21:17 And God heard the voice of the lad; and the angel of God called to Hagar out of heaven, and said to her, What aileth thee, Hagar? fear not; for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he {is}.

21:18 Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him in thy hand: for I will make him a great nation.
21:18 Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him in thy hand; for I will make him a great nation.

21:19 And God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water: and she went, and filled the bottle with water, and gave the lad drink.
21:19 And God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water; and she went, and filled the bottle with water, and gave the lad a drink.

21:20 And God was with the lad; and he grew, and dwelt in the wilderness, and became an archer.
21:20 And God was with the lad; and he grew, and dwelt in the wilderness, and became an archer.

21:21 And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took for him a wife out of the land of Egypt.
21:21 And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took for him a wife out of the land of Egypt.

21:22 And it came to pass at that time, that Abimelech, and Phichol the chief captain of his host, spoke to Abraham, saying, God {is} with thee in all that thou doest:
21:22 And it came to pass at that time, that Abimelech and Phichol the chief captain of his host spoke to Abraham, saying, God {is} with thee in all that thou doest:

21:23 Now therefore swear to me here by God, that thou wilt not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son's son: {but} according to the kindness that I have done to thee, thou shalt do to me, and to the land in which thou hast sojourned.
21:23 Now therefore swear to me here by God that thou wilt not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son's son: {but} according to the kindness that I have done to thee, thou shalt do to me, and to the land in which thou hast sojourned.

21:24 And Abraham said, I will swear.
21:24 And Abraham said, I will swear.

21:25 And Abraham reproved Abimelech, because of a well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.
21:25 And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

21:26 And Abimelech said, I know not who hath done this thing: neither didst thou tell me, neither yet have I heard {of it}, but to-day.
21:26 And Abimelech said, I know not who hath done this thing: neither didst thou tell me, neither yet have I heard {of it}, but to day.

21:27 And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them to Abimelech: and both of them made a covenant.
21:27 And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them to Abimelech; and both of them made a covenant.

21:28 And Abraham set seven ewe-lambs of the flock by themselves.
21:28 And Abraham set seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves.

21:29 And Abimelech said to Abraham, What {mean} these seven ewe-lambs, which thou hast set by themselves?
21:29 And Abimelech said to Abraham, What {mean} these seven ewe lambs which thou hast set by themselves?

21:30 And he said, For {these} seven ewe-lambs shalt thou take from my hand, that they may be a witness to me, that I have digged this well.
21:30 And he said, For {these} seven ewe lambs shalt thou take from my hand, that they may be a witness to me, that I have dug this well.

21:31 Wherefore he called that place Beer-sheba: because there they swore both of them.
21:31 Therefore he called that place Beersheba; because there they swore both of them.

21:32 Thus they made a covenant at Beer-sheba: Then Abimelech arose, and Phichol the chief captain of his host, and they returned into the land of the Philistines.
21:32 Thus they made a covenant at Beersheba: then Abimelech arose, and Phichol the chief captain of his host, and they returned into the land of the Philistines.

21:33 And {Abraham} planted a grove in Beer-sheba, and called there on the name of the LORD, the everlasting God.
21:33 And {Abraham} planted a grove in Beersheba, and called there on the name of the LORD, the everlasting God.

21:34 And Abraham sojourned in the land of the Philistines many days.
21:34 And Abraham sojourned in the land of the Philistines many days.