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Hagar Ran Away | The Crucified Life Ministries
"But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, thy maid is in thy hand; do to her as it pleaseth thee. And when Sarai dealt hardly with her, she fled from her face. And the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur. 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. And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands." Genesis 16:6-9 Has someone dealt with you hardly? The word hardly in the Greek is awnaw. It means to be dealt with harshly or treated severely. And when Sarai dealt hardly with her, she fled from her face. Sarai mistreated Hagar, raw emotions and anger ensued over Hagar carrying her husband Abram's child. It was Sarai's own idea to circumvent God's plan, bringing Abram a child by her own means, even if it meant her husband was to lie with her maid Hagar, Sarai pushed an ungodly union