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Old Testament Revision 1

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he sent her away and she departed and wandered in the wilderness of Beershaba and it came to pass that the watter was spent in the bottle and she cast the child under one of the shrubs and she went and sat her down over against the child a good way off as it were a bowshot for she said let me not see the death of the child and she sat over against the child and lifted up her voice and wept and God 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 for fear not for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he lies arise lift up the lad and hold him in thine hand for I will make him a great nation and God opened her eyes and she saw a well of watter and <​she went and filled the bottle with watter and​> gave the lad drink and God was with the lad and he grew and dwelt in <​the​> willderness and became an Archer and he dwelt in the willderness of paran he and his mother and he took him a wife out of the land of Egypt and it came to pass at that time that Abimelech and Phicol the cheif Captain of his host spake unto Abraham saying God is with thee in all that thou doest now therefore sware unto me here that by the help of God thou wilt not deal falsly with thee me nor with my son nor with my sons son but that according to the kindness that I have done <​shewn​> unto thee thou shalt do unto me and to the <​land​> wherein thou hast sojourned and Abraham said I will swear and Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a will [well] of watter which Abimelech servents had violently taken away and Abimelech said thou didst not tell me and I know not who hath done this thing neither yet have I heard that it was done untill to <​this​> day and Abraham took sheep and Oxen and gave them unto Abimelech and both of them made a covenent and Abraham set seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves and [p. 53]
he sent her away and she departed and wandered in the wilderness of Beershaba and it came to pass that the watter was spent in the bottle and she cast the child under one of the shrubs and she went and sat her down over against the child a good way off as it were a bowshot for she said let me not see the death of the child and she sat over against the child and lifted up her voice and wept and God 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 fear not for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he lies arise lift up the lad and hold him in thine hand for I will make him a great nation and God opened her eyes and she saw a well of watter and she went and filled the bottle with watter and gave the lad drink and God was with the lad and he grew and dwelt in the willderness and became an Archer and he dwelt in the willderness of paran he and his mother and he took him a wife out of the land of Egypt and it came to pass at that time that Abimelech and Phicol the cheif Captain of his host spake unto Abraham saying God is with thee in all that thou doest now therefore sware unto me here that by the help of God thou wilt not deal falsly with me nor with my son nor with my sons son but that according to the kindness that I have shewn unto thee thou shalt do unto me and to the land wherein thou hast sojourned and Abraham said I will swear and Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a will [well] of watter which Abimelech servents had violently taken away and Abimelech said thou didst not tell me and I know not who hath done this thing neither yet have I heard that it was done untill this day and Abraham took sheep and Oxen and gave them unto Abimelech and both of them made a covenent and Abraham set seven ewe lambs of the flock by themselves and [p. 53]
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