Origin of Ishmael
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It is clear that while Ishmael and Isaac end up very different people, they bear one another no ill will.
In this way, our fathers, Isaac and Ishmael, will both see their children thrive together.
Finally, when Abraham dies, Isaac and Ishmael return to bury him.
Ishmael Beah, former child soldier and author of A Long Way Gone, joined us to discuss KONY 2012 and his own experiences.
Just over a week later, on July 9, a man named Ishmael “Hoody” Kourma received six fatal gunshot wounds in Steubenville, Ohio.8 Explosive Finds in Wu-Tang Clan Member Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s FBI Files|Marlow Stern|January 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There was not a human creature except Ishmael himself on the road or anywhere in sight.
It therefore became necessary for Hagar and Ishmael to be sent away after the birth of Isaac.A Manual for Teaching Biblical History|Eugene Kohn
Law, Ishmael, that would give you more trouble than keeping the books yourself.
In vain Ishmael attempted a few words of rude consolation; she neither listened nor answered.The Prairie|J. Fenimore Cooper
"Compared to us Ishmael would be a society favorite if Surtaine carries this through," said one.The Clarion|Samuel Hopkins Adams
masc. proper name, biblical son of Abraham and Hagar, from Hebrew Yishma'el, literally "God hears," from yishma, imperf. of shama "he heard." The Arabs claim descent from him. Figurative sense of "an outcast," "whose hand is against every man, and every man's hand against him" is from Gen. xvi:12.