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Questions tagged [hagar]

Biblical woman who was the maidservant of Sarah, concubine of Abraham, and mother of Ishmael.

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Angels Frequently Visiting Avraham

Rashi (Bereishis 16:13) notes that Hagar wasn't frightened to see angels because she normally saw angels frequenting Avraham's household: לְשׁוֹן תֵּמַהּ; וְכִי סְבוּרָה הָיִיתִי שֶׁאַף הֲלוֹם ...
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Was Hagar Abraham's second wife or his pilegesh?

In Genesis 16:3 it is written: "So Sarai, Abraham's wife, took Hagar the Egyptian, her handmaid, at the end of ten years of Abraham's dwelling in the land of Canaan, and she gave her to Abraham her ...
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Was Abraham taking Hagar as a concubine and/or fathering Ishmael a mistake?

Where is there a discussion (from Torah to Midrashim) that states that Abraham marrying Hagar (or taking Hagar as a concubine) and/or fathering Ishmael was a mistake? I know that there is a passage ...