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! QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
By H. G.
PRINTED AT THE AMERICAN MISSION PRESS,
CONTINUATION OF THE WAY OF FAITH,
AND BLESSINGS THROUGHOUT
How were Isaac and Ishmael distinguished after Abraham's death ?
God's blessing rested on Isaac (xxv. ii.), and to Ishmael was fulfilled the promise of temporal greatness given for him to Abraham.-Gen. xvii. 20.
What was that promise ?
That he should be the father of twelve princes who were afterwards (it is said) known by their names, their towns and by their castles, according to their nations.—xxv. 16.
Where did they live ?
In a large tract of country in Arabia, between Palestine and Egypt.-xxv. 18.
What else do we learn of Isaac ?
His wife Rebekah being, like Sarah, barren, Isaac entreated the Lord for her, and God was entreated of him, and Rebekah con