Why is Bible engagement down in the digital age? Bible Gateway's Rachel Barach shares some insight.
1:31 sons of Ishmael. Following Genesis, the account distinguishes Ishmael’s descendants from the covenant line.
Ishmael. He was promised great blessings from God (Gen. 16:11, 12), but he was not the heir of the covenant of grace God made with Abraham (Gen. 17:18–21).