Meaning of the name: or Hagar, a stranger; one that fears. Related names are: Sinai
, and Jerusalem
. The translations of Agar in 18 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from هاجر in Arabic
to Haagaar in Somali!
Which things are an allegory: for these are the two covenants; the one from the mount Sinai, which gendereth to bondage, which is Agar. (GAL 4:24)
For this Agar is mount Sinai in Arabia, and answereth to Jerusalem which now is, and is in bondage with her children. (GAL 4:25)