Ishmael

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Expulsion of Ishmael and His Mother. Part of Art by Gustave Doré.

Ishmael (Hebrew: יִשְׁמָעֵאל, Arabic: إسماعيل, Ismā'īl; translates as "God will hear" [1]) was Abraham's oldest son, born by his wife's handmaiden Hagar.

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  1. Strong's Dictionary