English Standard Version
But Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, laughing.
King James Bible
And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, which she had born unto Abraham, mocking.
American Standard Version
And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne unto Abraham, mocking.
And when Sara had seen the son of Agar the Egyptian playing with Isaac her son, she said to Abraham:
English Revised Version
And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, which she had borne unto Abraham, mocking.
Webster's Bible Translation
And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, which she had borne to Abraham, mocking.
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CommentaryKeil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament
Birth of Isaac. - Jehovah did for Sarah what God had promised in Genesis 17:6 (cf. Genesis 18:14): she conceived, and at the time appointed bore a son to Abraham, when he was 100 years old. Abraham gave it the name of Jizchak (or Isaac), and circumcised it on the eighth day. The name for the promised son had been selected by God, in connection with Abraham's laughing (Genesis 17:17 and Genesis 17:19), to indicate the nature of his birth and existence. For as his laughing sprang from the contrast between the idea and the reality; so through a miracle of grace the birth of Isaac gave effect to this contrast between the promise of God and the pledge of its fulfilment on the one hand, and the incapacity of Abraham for begetting children, and of Sarah for bearing them, on the other; and through this name, Isaac was designated as the fruit of omnipotent grace working against and above the forces of nature. Sarah also, who had previously laughed with unbelief at the divine promise (Genesis 18:12), found a reason in the now accomplished birth of the promised son for laughing with joyous amazement; so that she exclaimed, with evident allusion to his name, "A laughing hath God prepared for me; every one who hears it will laugh to me" (i.e., will rejoice with me, in amazement at the blessing of God which has come upon me even in my old age), and gave a fitting expression to the joy of her heart, in this inspired tristich (Genesis 21:7): "Who would have said unto Abraham: Sarah is giving suck; for I have born a son to his old age." מלּל is the poetic word for דּבּר, and מי before the perfect has the sense of - whoever has said, which we should express as a subjunctive; cf. 2 Kings 20:9; Psalm 11:3, etc.
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But just as at that time he who was born according to the flesh persecuted him who was born according to the Spirit, so also it is now.
Now Sarai, Abram's wife, had borne him no children. She had a female Egyptian servant whose name was Hagar.
And he went in to Hagar, and she conceived. And when she saw that she had conceived, she looked with contempt on her mistress.
And the child grew and was weaned. And Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned.
Drive out a scoffer, and strife will go out, and quarreling and abuse will cease.
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