Genesis 21 ©
Isaac is born, and circumcised. Sarah's joy. Hagar and Ishmael are cast forth at Sarah's instance, and by God's direction. Hagar in distress is relieved and comforted by an angel. Abimelech's covenant with Abraham, who calleth upon the Lord in Beer-sheba.
And Abraham was an fhundred years old, when his son Isaac was born unto him.
And she said, Who would have said unto Abraham, that Sarah should have given children suck? hfor I have born him a son in his old age.
And the water was spent in the bottle, and she cast the child under one of the shrubs.
And uGod heard the voice of the lad; and the angel of God called to Hagar out of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth thee, Hagar? vfear not; for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he is.
Now therefore dswear unto me here by God 1that thou wilt not deal falsely with me, nor with my son, nor with my son's son: but according to the kindness that I have done unto thee, thou shalt do unto me, and to the land wherein thou hast sojourned.
And Abraham set seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves.
And Abimelech said unto Abraham, jWhat mean these seven ewe lambs which thou hast set by themselves?
Wherefore he called that place 2Beer-sheba; because there they sware both of them.