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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  1. Genesis 16:11 Ishmael means God hears.
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17 God heard the boy crying,(A) and the angel of God(B) called to Hagar from heaven(C) and said to her, “What is the matter, Hagar? Do not be afraid;(D) God has heard the boy crying as he lies there.

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23 During that long period,(A) the king of Egypt died.(B) The Israelites groaned in their slavery(C) and cried out, and their cry(D) for help because of their slavery went up to God.

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