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Abraham conceives a child on Hagar, the maid.  There is strife between Hagar and Sara,  but Abraham reminds Sara that she has power over her maid, and Sara deals harshly with her.   Hagar then departs, and while in the wilderness encounters an angel.  The angel tells her that her son will be named Ishmael and will be violent and rule over other men.  Ishmael is born.  Thirteen years later, God speaks to Abraham and tell him that He will make Abraham the father of a great people if Abraham will listen to Him.  He commands Abraham to have every male child marked with a token (circumcised) on the seventh night after his birth.  And he tells Abraham that he will have a son named Isaac from Sara.

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