ISHMAEL AND ISAAC


And Abraham said to God, “Oh, that Ishmael might live before You!”  The God said, “No, Sarah your wife shall bear you a son, and you shall call his name Isaac; and I will establish My covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his seed after him.  As for Ishmael, I have heard you.  Behold, I have blessed him and will increase and multiply him exceedingly.  He shall beget twelve nations, and I will make him a great nation.  But My covenant I will establish with Isaac, whom Sarah shall bear to you at this time next year.”  Genesis 17:18-21 The Orthodox Study Bible

800px-Pieter_Pietersz._Lastman_001

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s