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Why did Abraham banish Ishmael (Genesis 21:14)?


Jacob's sons even though they are born through the maid servants of Leah and Rachel got the right to be called Jacob's sons and become the patriarchs. Then why did Ishmael refused to inherit the blessings promised to Abraham?

 

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    charlie (celafoe) 4 years ago

    excellent answer

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    charlie (celafoe) 4 years ago

    ishmael was never a son of favor. He was always a bastard son. He born in disobedience because sarai did not trust God. and abram trusted his wife instead of God. God only blessed Ish because abram asked


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