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Genesis 16 :: Young's Literal Translation (YLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:1 - And Sarai, Abram's wife, hath not borne to him, and she hath an handmaid, an Egyptian, and her name is Hagar;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:2 - and Sarai saith unto Abram, 'Lo, I pray thee, Jehovah hath restrained me from bearing, go in, I pray thee, unto my handmaid; perhaps I am built up from her;' and Abram hearkeneth to the voice of Sarai.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:3 - And Sarai, Abram's wife, taketh Hagar the Egyptian, her handmaid, at the end of the tenth year of Abram's dwelling in the land of Canaan, and giveth her to Abram her husband, to him for a wife,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:4 - and he goeth in unto Hagar, and she conceiveth, and she seeth that she hath conceived, and her mistress is lightly esteemed in her eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:5 - And Sarai saith unto Abram, 'My violence is for thee; I -- I have given mine handmaid into thy bosom, and she seeth that she hath conceived, and I am lightly esteemed in her eyes; Jehovah doth judge between me and thee.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:6 - And Abram saith unto Sarai, 'Lo, thine handmaid is in thine hand, do to her that which is good in thine eyes;' and Sarai afflicted her, and she fleeth from her presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:7 - And a messenger of Jehovah findeth her by the fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:8 - and he saith, 'Hagar, Sarai's handmaid, whence hast thou come, and whither dost thou go?' and she saith, 'From the presence of Sarai, my mistress, I am fleeing.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:9 - And the messenger of Jehovah saith to her, 'Turn back unto thy mistress, and humble thyself under her hands;'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:10 - and the messenger of Jehovah saith to her, 'Multiplying I multiply thy seed, and it is not numbered from multitude;'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:11 - and the messenger of Jehovah saith to her, 'Behold thou art conceiving, and bearing a son, and hast called his name Ishmael, for Jehovah hath hearkened unto thine affliction;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:12 - and he is a wild-ass man, his hand against every one, and every one's hand against him -- and before the face of all his brethren he dwelleth.'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:13 - And she calleth the name of Jehovah who is speaking unto her, 'Thou art, O God, my beholder;' for she said, 'Even here have I looked behind my beholder?'
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:14 - therefore hath one called the well, 'The well of the Living One, my beholder;' lo, between Kadesh and Bered.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:15 - And Hagar beareth to Abram a son; and Abram calleth the name of his son, whom Hagar hath borne, Ishmael;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 16:16 - and Abram is a son of eighty and six years in Hagar's bearing Ishmael to Abram.
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The Young's Literal Translation was translated by Robert Young, who believed in a strictly literal translation of God's word. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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