- From Hebrew הָגָר (Hagar, "stranger"). Compare Arabic هاجر (Hajar), Tiberian Hebrew (Hāḡār). (Wiktionary)
“ELIZABETH HAGAR: Huckabee Granted Clemency to Woman Convicted of Killing Husband, Hagar Was Freed.”
“I am yet on very friendly terms with several of these strange people; nay, a certain Hagar Burton, an old fortune-teller (divinatrice), took part in a period of my life which in no small degree contributed to determine its course.”
“Without a word Hagar went to work and sketched into the second sketch”
“Translate, For this word, Hagar, is (imports) Mount Sinai in”
“004: 025 This is Hagar; for the name Hagar stands for Mount Sinai in Arabia, and corresponds to the present Jerusalem, which is in bondage together with her children.”
“And Abram called Hagar had been commanded to give that name to her son; but Moses follows the order of nature; because fathers, by the imposition of the name, declare the power which they have over their sons.”
“The patriarch arose, after a night of conflict and prayer, while the stars were still shining in the heavens, while the flocks lay in stillness around the tents, and before those who had revelled and rejoiced were awake, and called Hagar and her child.”
“Oh – but – say now, Miss Hagar, that is hard to drive me away when I have just come; and such an afternoon, too, hot enough to kill a darkey.”
“Our Lord heard the voice of the child, and an anger called Hagar saying, What doest thou, Hagar?”
“Ah, what a life it is we lead in the tents of Ishmael, the cast-away! through what tortuous pathways wander the nomad tribes who call Hagar, the abandoned, their mother! what lies, what evasions, what prevarications!”
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