Genesis

The death of Abraham (Genesis 25:1 – 25:11)

In later age, Abraham took a new wife, Keturah who bore him six sons, including some lines which would become significant (and enemies of Isaac) in later chapters – the Ashurites (Assyrians), Letushites, Midianites, Shuhites, and Leummites.  Abraham left everything to Isaac and gave gifts to his remaining sons and…
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Genesis

Hagar and the birth of Ishmael – Hagar flees Abraham’s home and is instructed to return (Genesis 16:1 – 16:16)

Hagar and Ishmael Sarai (Suhr-eye), Abraham’s wife, had not yet had a son as God had promised.  Sarai was getting old and feeling anxious that she may never have a child.  Sarai had an Egyptian maidservant named Hagar (Hay-gar).  Abraham and Sarai obtained Hagar during their travels to Egypt.  Sarai…
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