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Genesis 16:8

    Genesis 16:8 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he said, Hagar, Sarai's maid, whence camest thou? and whither wilt thou go? And she said, I flee from the face of my mistress Sarai.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he said, Hagar, Sarai's maid, from where came you? and where will you go? And she said, I flee from the face of my mistress Sarai.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he said, Hagar, Sarai's handmaid, whence camest thou? and whither goest thou? And she said, I am fleeing from the face of my mistress Sarai.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he said, Hagar, Sarai's servant, where have you come from and where are you going? And she said, I am running away from Sarai, my master's wife.

    Webster's Revision

    And he said, Hagar, Sarai's handmaid, whence camest thou? and whither goest thou? And she said, I am fleeing from the face of my mistress Sarai.

    World English Bible

    He said, "Hagar, Sarai's handmaid, where did you come from? Where are you going?" She said, "I am fleeing from the face of my mistress Sarai."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he said, Hagar, Sarai's handmaid, whence camest thou? and whither goest thou? And she said, I flee from the face of my mistress Sarai.

    Definitions for Genesis 16:8

    Whence - From where.
    Whither - Where; which place.

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 16:8

    Hagar, Sarai's maid - This mode of address is used to show her that she was known, and to remind her that she was the property of another.