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What was it about Yishmael that disturbed Avraham?

1.

Rashi #1 and Ramban: Avraham felt bad about expelling Yishmael. Had Sarah demanded that he expel Hagar, 1 he would have listened to her; but his son, that was a different matter. 2

2.

Rashi #2 and Targum Yonasan: He felt bad that he had strayed from the right path. 3

3.

Rashi #3 (in Mishlei, 19:26): Because she saw him worshing idols and commiting adultery.


1

To the credit of Avraham, who would not have hesitated despite his love of his concubine.

2

Refer to 21:12:1:1.

3

Worshipped idols (Targum Yonasan).

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