Bible Cross References
I will
Genesis 21:13
I will also give many children to the son of the slave woman, so that they will become a nation. He too is your son."
Genesis 16:10
Then he said, "I will give you so many descendants that no one will be able to count them.
Genesis 17:20
I have heard your request about Ishmael, so I will bless him and give him many children and many descendants. He will be the father of twelve princes, and I will make a great nation of his descendants.
Genesis 25:12-18
Ishmael, whom Hagar, the Egyptian slave of Sarah, bore to Abraham,
had the following sons, listed in the order of their birth: Nebaioth, Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,
Mishma, Dumah, Massa,
Hadad, Tema, Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah.
They were the ancestors of twelve tribes, and their names were given to their villages and camping places.
Ishmael was 137 years old when he died.
The descendants of Ishmael lived in the territory between Havilah and Shur, to the east of Egypt on the way to Assyria. They lived apart from the other descendants of Abraham.
1 Chronicles 1:29-31
The sons of Ishmael became the heads of twelve tribes: Nebaioth (from the name of Ishmael's oldest son), Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,
Mishma, Dumah, Massa, Hadad, Tema,
Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah.