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1)

Why does the Torah see fit to mention "'Mal'ach Hashem" each time the angel spoke to Hagar?

1.

Rashi: Because each of the four statements was said by a different 1 Mal'ach. 2


1

Though it is not clear why this was necessary.

2

Ohr Yechezkel (Midos, p. 231): She merited seeing all these angels, for (bearing) disgrace and suffering makes one dear in Hashem's eyes.

2)

What exactly was the angel telling Hagar?

1.

Ramban and Seforno: He was ordering her to remain under the jurisdiction of her mistress Sarah. 1


1

This was a sign that her descendants would remain forever under the jurisdiction of Sarah's children (See also Or ha'Chayim).

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