11 The angel of the Lord(A) also said to her:

“You are now pregnant
    and you will give birth to a son.(B)
You shall name him(C) Ishmael,[a](D)
    for the Lord has heard of your misery.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 16:11 Ishmael means God hears.

11 And the angel of the Lord said unto her, Behold, thou art with child and shalt bear a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael; because the Lord hath heard thy affliction.

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Psalm 102[a]

A prayer of an afflicted person who has grown weak and pours out a lament before the Lord.

Hear my prayer,(A) Lord;
    let my cry for help(B) come to you.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 102:1 In Hebrew texts 102:1-28 is numbered 102:2-29.

102 Hear my prayer, O Lord, and let my cry come unto thee.

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