1. Exposition

Why is the threefold mention of Hagar bearing a son notable?

Genesis 16:15–16 (ESV)

15 And Hagar bore Abram a son, and Abram called the name of his son, whom Hagar bore, Ishmael.

This stands in stark contrast to verse 1: “Now Sarai, Abram’s wife, had borne him no children.”