Old Testament

The Pentateuch

What happened to Hagar after Sarah kicked her out?

The Bible says that an angel of God visited her. Because Hagar said after the encounter that God visited her, some scholars think this angel was actually God in human form. As such, God encouraged Hagar to go back home, and promised to give her many children. Also, God told Hagar to name the baby in her womb Ishmael.


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