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Genesis 16:13-15 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 So she named the Lord who spoke to her, “You are El-roi”;[a] for she said, “Have I really seen God and remained alive after seeing him?”[b] 14 Therefore the well was called Beer-lahai-roi;[c] it lies between Kadesh and Bered.

15 Hagar bore Abram a son; and Abram named his son, whom Hagar bore, Ishmael.


  1. Genesis 16:13 Perhaps God of seeing or God who sees
  2. Genesis 16:13 Meaning of Heb uncertain
  3. Genesis 16:14 That is the Well of the Living One who sees me
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Genesis 16:13-15 New International Version (NIV)

13 She gave this name to the Lord who spoke to her: “You are the God who sees me,” for she said, “I have now seen[a] the One who sees me.” 14 That is why the well was called Beer Lahai Roi[b]; it is still there, between Kadesh and Bered.

15 So Hagar bore Abram a son, and Abram gave the name Ishmael to the son she had borne.


  1. Genesis 16:13 Or seen the back of
  2. Genesis 16:14 Beer Lahai Roi means well of the Living One who sees me.
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