So after Abram had been living in Canaan(A) ten years,(B) Sarai his wife took her Egyptian slave Hagar and gave her to her husband to be his wife.

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16 Abram was eighty-six years old(A) when Hagar bore him Ishmael.

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The Covenant of Circumcision

17 When Abram was ninety-nine years old,(A) the Lord appeared to him(B) and said, “I am God Almighty[a];(C) walk before me faithfully and be blameless.(D)

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  1. Genesis 17:1 Hebrew El-Shaddai
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17 Abraham fell facedown;(A) he laughed(B) and said to himself, “Will a son be born to a man a hundred years old?(C) Will Sarah bear a child at the age of ninety?”(D)

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24 Abraham was ninety-nine years old(A) when he was circumcised,(B)

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Abraham was a hundred years old(A) when his son Isaac was born to him.

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