New Living Translation
So that well was named Beer-lahai-roi (which means "well of the Living One who sees me"). It can still be found between Kadesh and Bered.
King James Bible
Wherefore the well was called Beerlahairoi; behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.
Darby Bible Translation
Therefore the well was named Beer-lahai-roi: behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.
World English Bible
Therefore the well was called Beer Lahai Roi. Behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.
Young's Literal Translation
therefore hath one called the well, 'The well of the Living One, my beholder;' lo, between Kadesh and Bered.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:14 The well was called Beer - lahai - roi - The well of him that lives and sees me. 'Tis likely Hagar put this name upon it, and it was retained long after. This was the place where the God of glory manifested the special care he took of a poor woman in distress. Those that are graciously admitted into communion with God, and receive seasonable comforts from him, should tell others what he has done for their souls, that they also may be encouraged to seek him and trust in him.
LibraryThe Doctrine of God
I. THE EXISTENCE OF GOD: (Vs. Atheism). 1. ASSUMED BY THE SCRIPTURES. 2. PROOFS OF THE EXISTENCE OF GOD. a) Universal belief in the Existence of God. b) Cosmological:--Argument from Cause. c) Teleological:--Argument from Design. d) Ontological:--Argument from Being. e) Anthropological:--Moral Argument. f) Argument from Congruity. g) Argument from Scripture. II. THE NATURE OF GOD: (Vs. Agnosticism) 1. THE SPIRITUALITY OF GOD: (Vs. Materialism). 2. THE PERSONALITY OF GOD: (Vs. Pantheism). 3. THE UNITY …
Rev. William Evans—The Great Doctrines of the Bible
Then they turned back and came to En-mishpat (now called Kadesh) and conquered all the territory of the Amalekites, and also the Amorites living in Hazazon-tamar.
So Hagar gave Abram a son, and Abram named him Ishmael.
Then God opened Hagar's eyes, and she saw a well full of water. She quickly filled her water container and gave the boy a drink.
Meanwhile, Isaac, whose home was in the Negev, had returned from Beer-lahai-roi.
After Abraham's death, God blessed his son Isaac, who settled near Beer-lahai-roi in the Negev.
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