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Genesis 16:4


He had sexual relations with 1  Hagar, and she became pregnant. 2  Once Hagar realized she was pregnant, she despised Sarai. 3 


1Sa 1:6-8; 2Sa 6:16; Pr 30:20,21,23; 1Co 4:6; 1Co 13:4,5

NET © Notes

tn Heb “entered to.” See the note on the same expression in v. 2.

tn Or “she conceived” (also in v. 5)

tn Heb “and she saw that she was pregnant and her mistress was despised in her eyes.” The Hebrew verb קָלַל (qalal) means “to despise, to treat lightly, to treat with contempt.” In Hagar’s opinion Sarai had been demoted.

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