Hagar (cont.2)

Question
but didnt Sarah know that Hashem promised her a son from Avraham.One of the Malachim that came to visit Avraham told him he would have a son with Sarah.So then why did Avraham marry Hagar?
15 years

Answers

  1. The marriage of Hagar to Avraham took place fifteen years prior to the promise that Sarah would have a son and Yishmael was thirteen years old when Yitzchak was born. The commenatries explain that Sarah’s sacrifice of giving Hagar to Avraham as a wife was the beginning of the process that led to her being able to have her own child.

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