Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 16

J-M's History Corner

Hello, and greetings to all my new followers!  To bring you up to speed, I am preparing a translation of the Bible, called the Restored English Translation (RET).  Today I am posting Beresheet (Genesis) chapter 16.  As usual, it contains the Hebrew names, with a glossary of them at the end.  At the end is a list of where the Aleph/Tavs occurred, which are no longer included in the main text.

This is the chapter when Sarai has Abram sleep with her servant Hagar.  I do have some comments on this, but I’ll save them for another post.

CHAPTER 16

1 Now Avram’s wife Sarai bore him no children. But she had a female slave, a Mitsri, whose name was Hagar. 2 And Sarai said to Avram, “Behold now, YEHOVAH has restrained me from bearing. Please go in to my female slave. It may be that I…

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