16 Then she went off and sat down about a bowshot away, for she thought, “I cannot watch the boy die.” And as she sat there, she[a] began to sob.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 21:16 Hebrew; Septuagint the child

19 After I strayed,(A)
    I repented;
after I came to understand,
    I beat(B) my breast.
I was ashamed(C) and humiliated
    because I bore the disgrace of my youth.’(D)

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