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14 That is why the well is called Beer-lahai-roi.[a] It is between Kadesh and Bered.

15 Hagar bore Abram a son, and Abram named the son whom Hagar bore him Ishmael.(A) 16 Abram was eighty-six years old when Hagar bore him Ishmael.

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Footnotes

  1. 16:14 Beer-lahai-roi: possible translations of the name of the well include: “spring of the living one who sees me”; “the well of the living sight”; or “the one who sees me lives.” See note on v. 13.
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