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Genesis 21:11

Context
NETBible

Sarah’s demand displeased Abraham greatly because Ishmael was his son. 1 

XREF

Ge 17:18; Ge 22:1,2; 2Sa 18:33; Mt 10:37; Heb 12:11

NET © Notes

tn Heb “and the word was very wrong in the eyes of Abraham on account of his son.” The verb רָעַע (raa’) often refers to what is morally or ethically “evil.” It usage here suggests that Abraham thought Sarah’s demand was ethically (and perhaps legally) wrong.



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