20 And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: I will surely bless him; I will make him fruitful and will greatly increase his numbers.(A) He will be the father of twelve rulers,(B) and I will make him into a great nation.(C)

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18 Lift the boy up and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation.(A)

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