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13 So she named the Lord who spoke to her, “You are El-roi”;[a] for she said, “Have I really seen God and remained alive after seeing him?”[b] 14 Therefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi;[c] it lies between Kadesh and Bered.

15 Hagar bore Abram a son; and Abram named his son, whom Hagar bore, Ishmael.

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  1. Genesis 16:13 Perhaps God of seeing or God who sees
  2. Genesis 16:13 Meaning of Heb uncertain
  3. Genesis 16:14 That is the Well of the Living One who sees me

13 She gave this name to the Lord who spoke to her: “You are the God who sees me,(A)” for she said, “I have now seen[a] the One who sees me.”(B) 14 That is why the well(C) was called Beer Lahai Roi[b];(D) it is still there, between Kadesh(E) and Bered.

15 So Hagar(F) bore Abram a son,(G) and Abram gave the name Ishmael(H) to the son she had borne.

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  1. Genesis 16:13 Or seen the back of
  2. Genesis 16:14 Beer Lahai Roi means well of the Living One who sees me.

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