11 The angel of the Lord(A) also said to her:

“You are now pregnant
    and you will give birth to a son.(B)
You shall name him(C) Ishmael,[a](D)
    for the Lord has heard of your misery.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 16:11 Ishmael means God hears.

16 “Don’t be afraid,”(A) the prophet answered. “Those who are with us are more(B) than those who are with them.”

17 And Elisha prayed, “Open his eyes, Lord, so that he may see.” Then the Lord opened the servant’s eyes, and he looked and saw the hills full of horses and chariots(C) of fire all around Elisha.

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15 And God sent an angel(A) to destroy Jerusalem.(B) But as the angel was doing so, the Lord saw it and relented(C) concerning the disaster and said to the angel who was destroying(D) the people, “Enough! Withdraw your hand.” The angel of the Lord was then standing at the threshing floor of Araunah[a] the Jebusite.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Chronicles 21:15 Hebrew Ornan, a variant of Araunah; also in verses 18-28

The angel of the Lord(A) encamps around those who fear him,
    and he delivers(B) them.

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May they be like chaff(A) before the wind,
    with the angel of the Lord(B) driving them away;

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11 For he will command his angels(A) concerning you
    to guard you in all your ways;(B)

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22 My God sent his angel,(A) and he shut the mouths of the lions.(B) They have not hurt me, because I was found innocent in his sight.(C) Nor have I ever done any wrong before you, Your Majesty.”

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