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Genesis 21:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the water in the bottle was spent, and she cast the child under one of the shrubs.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the water was spent in the bottle, and she cast the child under one of the shrubs.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— When the water in the skin was used up, she left the boy under one of the bushes.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the water was spent in the bottle, and she cast the child under one of the shrubs.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And the water was exhausted from the flask; and she cast the child under one of the shrubs,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And the water out of the skin was spent,—so she cast the child under one of the shrubs;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the water is consumed from the bottle, and she placeth the lad under one of the shrubs.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And when the water in the bottle was spent, she cast the boy under one of the trees that were there.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the water was spent in the bottle, and shee cast the child vnder one of the shrubs.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the water failed out of the skin, and she cast the child under a fir tree.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the water was spent in the bottle, and she cast the child under one of the shrubs.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the water 4325
{4325} Prime
Dual of a primitive noun (but used in a singular sense); water; figuratively juice; by euphemism urine, semen.
was spent 3615
{3615} Prime
A primitive root; to end, whether intransitively (to cease, be finished, perish) or transitively (to complete, prepare, consume).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
in 4480
{4480} Prime
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
the bottle, 2573
{2573} Prime
From the same as H2346; a skin bottle (as tied up).
and she cast 7993
{7993} Prime
A primitive root; to throw out, down or away (literally or figuratively).
<8686> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 4046
(0853) Complement
Apparently contracted from H0226 in the demonstrative sense of entity; properly self (but generally used to point out more definitely the object of a verb or preposition, even or namely).
the child 3206
{3206} Prime
From H3205; something born, that is, a lad or offspring.
under x8478
(8478) Complement
From the same as H8430; the bottom (as depressed); only adverbially below (often with prepositional prefix underneath), in lieu of, etc.
one 259
{0259} Prime
A numeral from H0258; properly united, that is, one; or (as an ordinal) first.
of the shrubs. 7880
{7880} Prime
From H7878; a shoot (as if uttered or put forth), that is, (generically) shrubbery.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Genesis 21:15

_ _ the water was spent, etc. — Ishmael sank exhausted from fatigue and thirst — his mother laid his head under one of the bushes to smell the damp while she herself, unable to witness his distress, sat down at a little distance in hopeless sorrow.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 21:14-21.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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the water:

Genesis 21:14 And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and took bread, and a bottle of water, and gave [it] unto Hagar, putting [it] on her shoulder, and the child, and sent her away: and she departed, and wandered in the wilderness of Beersheba.
Exodus 15:22-25 So Moses brought Israel from the Red sea, and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness, and found no water. ... And he cried unto the LORD; and the LORD shewed him a tree, [which] when he had cast into the waters, the waters were made sweet: there he made for them a statute and an ordinance, and there he proved them,
Exodus 17:1-3 And all the congregation of the children of Israel journeyed from the wilderness of Sin, after their journeys, according to the commandment of the LORD, and pitched in Rephidim: and [there was] no water for the people to drink. ... And the people thirsted there for water; and the people murmured against Moses, and said, Wherefore [is] this [that] thou hast brought us up out of Egypt, to kill us and our children and our cattle with thirst?
2 Kings 3:9 So the king of Israel went, and the king of Judah, and the king of Edom: and they fetched a compass of seven days' journey: and there was no water for the host, and for the cattle that followed them.
Psalms 63:1 [[A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.]] O God, thou [art] my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is;
Isaiah 44:12 The smith with the tongs both worketh in the coals, and fashioneth it with hammers, and worketh it with the strength of his arms: yea, he is hungry, and his strength faileth: he drinketh no water, and is faint.
Jeremiah 14:3 And their nobles have sent their little ones to the waters: they came to the pits, [and] found no water; they returned with their vessels empty; they were ashamed and confounded, and covered their heads.

and she cast the child:
Or, "and she sent the lad," to screen him from the intensity of the heat.
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Gn 21:14. Ex 15:22; 17:1. 2K 3:9. Ps 63:1. Is 44:12. Jr 14:3.

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