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Abram answered Sarai, “Look, your servant is under your control, so do to her as you wish.”[a] So Sarai dealt so harshly with Hagar[b] that she ran away from Sarai.[c]

The angel of the Lord found her by a spring of water in the desert on the road to Shur. “Hagar, servant of Sarai,” he asked, “Where are you coming from and where are you going?”

She answered, “I am running away from my mistress Sarai.”

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  1. Genesis 16:6 Lit. her what is good in your eyes
  2. Genesis 16:6 Lit. her
  3. Genesis 16:6 Lit. her