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Genesis 16:13


So Hagar named the Lord who spoke to her, “You are the God who sees me,” 1  for she said, “Here I have seen one who sees me!” 2 


Ge 16:7,9,10; Ge 22:14; Ge 28:17:19; Ge 31:42; Ge 32:30; Ex 33:18-23; Ex 34:5-7; Jud 6:24; Ps 139:1-12; Pr 5:21; Pr 15:3

NET © Notes

tn Heb “God of my seeing.” The pronominal suffix may be understood either as objective (“who sees me,” as in the translation) or subjective (“whom I see”).

tn Heb “after one who sees me.”

sn For a discussion of Hagar’s exclamation, see T. Booij, “Hagar’s Words in Genesis 16:13b,” VT 30 (1980): 1-7.

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