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Genesis 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?"

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      13. called the name--common in ancient times to name places from circumstances; and the name given to this well was a grateful recognition of God's gracious appearance in the hour of Hagar's distress.

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Genesis 16 Images and Notes

Brief Summary: Sarai gives Hagar to her husband Abram as his wife, Sarai despises her mistress, and Hagar flees from Sarai, the angel of the Lord commands Hagar to return and submit herself to Sarai, Hagar bears a son - Ishmael.

Genesis Chapter 16

Genesis 16:15 - And Hagar bare Abram a son: and Abram called his son's name, which Hagar bare, Ishmael.

Outline
Sarai Offers Abram Her Egyptian Maid  (Genesis 16:1-4)
Sarai Despises Her Mistress (Genesis 16:4-6)
Hagar Flees to the Wilderness (Genesis 16:6-7)
The Angel of the LORD Appears to Hagar (Genesis 16:7-14)
Hagar Bears Ishmael (Genesis 16:15-16)

Summary
1 Sarai, being barren, giveth Hagar to Abram
4 Hagar, being afflicted for despising her mistress, runneth away
7 The LORD sendeth her back to submit herself
11 And He telleth her of her child
15 Ishmael is born

Map of the Journeys of Abraham
Map of the Journeys of Abraham
The Journeys of Abram and Lot

Topics for Bible Study
Sarai's Barrenness
Sarai's Handmaid
Hagar The Egyptian
Abram And Hagar
Hagar Despised By Sarai
Sarai Dealt Harshly With Hagar
Hagar Fled
The Angel Of The Lord
The Fountain
The Wilderness
The Way To Shur
Hagar Commanded To Return
The Promise To Hagar
The Lord Hath Heard Thy Affliction
Command To Name Her Son Ishmael
A Wild Man
Hand Against Every Man
Every Man's Hand Against Him
Jehovah Roi
The Beerlahairoi Well
Ishmael Born
Abram 106 Years Old

Historical Background
Sarai gives Hagar to her husband Abram as his wife, Sarai despises her mistress, and Hagar flees from Sarai, the angel of the Lord commands Hagar to return and submit herself to Sarai, Hagar bears a son - Ishmael.

Quick Reference Map
Quick Reference Map of the Jordan River
Map of the Jordan River (Click to Enlarge)

Maps
Map of the Giants and Early Inhabitants of Ancient Israel
Map of the Canaanite Nations
Map of the World of Abraham
Map of the Journeys of Abraham

Clothing in the Time of Abraham
Clothing in the Time of Abraham

This is how a man or a patriarch would have dressed in ancient times about the time of Abraham which was around 1800 BC. From inside to out he wore an under garment which was bound by a girdle.

The Old Testament

The Old Testament

Genesis Resources

Creation
Adam and Eve
The Flood
The Tower of Babel
Abraham the First Hebrew
Isaac, Son of Promise
Jacob and the 12 Tribes
Joseph and Egypt