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Which son's name means "God heeds" in Hebrew: Ishmael or Isaac?




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Answer: Ishmael

He was named "God heeds" because the Lord had paid heed to Hagar's suffering.

Genesis 16:11 - And the angel of the LORD said unto her: 'Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a son; and thou shalt call his name Ishmael, because the LORD hath heard thy affliction.


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