Genesis 21:1
New International Version
Now the LORD was gracious to Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did for Sarah what he had promised.

New Living Translation
The LORD kept his word and did for Sarah exactly what he had promised.

English Standard Version
The LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did to Sarah as he had promised.

Berean Study Bible
Now the LORD attended to Sarah as He had said, and the LORD did for Sarah what He had promised.

New American Standard Bible
Then the LORD took note of Sarah as He had said, and the LORD did for Sarah as He had promised.

King James Bible
And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did unto Sarah as he had spoken.

Christian Standard Bible
The LORD came to Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did for Sarah what he had promised.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD was good to Sarah and kept his promise.

Good News Translation
The LORD blessed Sarah, as he had promised,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The LORD came to Sarah as He had said, and the LORD did for Sarah what He had promised.

International Standard Version
The LORD came to Sarah, just as he had said, and the LORD did for Sarah what he had promised.

NET Bible
The LORD visited Sarah just as he had said he would and did for Sarah what he had promised.

New Heart English Bible
The LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did to Sarah as he had spoken.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The LORD came to help Sarah and did for her what he had promised.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the LORD remembered Sarah as He had said, and the LORD did unto Sarah as He had spoken.

New American Standard 1977
Then the LORD took note of Sarah as He had said, and the LORD did for Sarah as He had promised.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did with Sarah as he had spoken.

King James 2000 Bible
And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did unto Sarah as he had spoken.

American King James Version
And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did to Sarah as he had spoken.

American Standard Version
And Jehovah visited Sarah as he had said, and Jehovah did unto Sarah as he had spoken.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Lord visited Sarrha, as he said, and the Lord did to Sarrha, as he spoke.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord visited Sara, as he had promised: and fulfilled what he had spoken.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah visited Sarah as he had said, and Jehovah did to Sarah as he had spoken.

English Revised Version
And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did unto Sarah as he had spoken.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did to Sarah as he had spoken.

World English Bible
Yahweh visited Sarah as he had said, and Yahweh did to Sarah as he had spoken.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah hath looked after Sarah as He hath said, and Jehovah doth to Sarah as He hath spoken;
Study Bible
The Birth of Isaac
1Now the LORD attended to Sarah as He had said, and the LORD did for Sarah what He had promised. 2So Sarah conceived and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the very time God had promised him.…
Cross References
Galatians 4:23
His son by the slave woman was born according to the flesh, but his son by the free woman was born because of the promise.

Genesis 17:16
And I will bless her and will surely give you a son by her. I will bless her, and she will be the mother of nations; kings of peoples will descend from her."

Genesis 17:21
But I will establish My covenant with Isaac, whom Sarah will bear to you at this time next year."

Genesis 18:10
Then the LORD said, "I will surely return to you at this time next year, and your wife Sarah will have a son!" Now Sarah was behind him, listening at the entrance to the tent.

Genesis 18:14
Is anything too difficult for the LORD? At the appointed time I will return to you--in about a year--and Sarah will have a son."

Genesis 24:36
My master's wife Sarah has borne him a son in her old age, and my master has given him everything he owns.

1 Samuel 1:19
The next morning Elkanah and Hannah got up early to bow in worship before the LORD, and then returned home to Ramah. And Elkanah had relations with his wife Hannah, and the LORD remembered her.

1 Samuel 2:21
So the LORD attended to Hannah, and she conceived and gave birth to three sons and two daughters. Meanwhile, the boy Samuel grew up in the presence of the LORD.

Treasury of Scripture

And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did to Sarah as he had spoken.

visited.

Genesis 50:24
And Joseph said unto his brethren, I die: and God will surely visit you, and bring you out of this land unto the land which he sware to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

Exodus 3:16
Go, and gather the elders of Israel together, and say unto them, The LORD God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, appeared unto me, saying, I have surely visited you, and seen that which is done to you in Egypt:

Exodus 4:31
And the people believed: and when they heard that the LORD had visited the children of Israel, and that he had looked upon their affliction, then they bowed their heads and worshipped.

Sarah as.

Genesis 17:19
And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his seed after him.

Genesis 18:10,14
And he said, I will certainly return unto thee according to the time of life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have a son. And Sarah heard it in the tent door, which was behind him…

Psalm 12:6
The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times.







Lexicon
Now the LORD
וַֽיהוָ֛ה (Yah·weh)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

attended
פָּקַ֥ד (pā·qaḏ)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6485: To visit, to oversee, muster, charge, care for, miss, deposit

to Sarah
שָׂרָ֖ה (śā·rāh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8283: Sarah -- 'princess', a wife of Abraham

as
כַּאֲשֶׁ֣ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

He had said,
אָמָ֑ר (’ā·mār)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 559: To utter, say

and the LORD
יְהוָ֛ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

did
וַיַּ֧עַשׂ (way·ya·‘aś)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

for Sarah
לְשָׂרָ֖ה (lə·śā·rāh)
Preposition-l | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8283: Sarah -- 'princess', a wife of Abraham

what
כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

He had promised.
דִּבֵּֽר׃ (dib·bêr)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue
XXI.

BIRTH OF ISAAC, AND REJECTION OF ISHMAEL.

(1) And the Lord (Jehovah) visited Sarah as he had said.--See Genesis 17:19, where it is Elohim who gives the promise. So here in Genesis 21:2 the name Elohim is interchanged with Jehovah.

Verse 1. - And the Lord - Jehovah; not because the verse is Jehovistic (Knobel, Bleek, et alii), but because the promise naturally falls to be implemented by him who gave it (vide Genesis 18:10) - visited - remembered with love (Onkelos), ἐπισκέψατο (LXX.; cf. Genesis 50:24; Exodus 4:31; 1 Samuel 2:21; Isaiah 23:17); though it sometimes means to approach in judgment (vide Exodus 20:5; Exodus 32:34). Alleged to be peculiar to the Jehovist (the term used by the Elohist being זָכַר: Genesis 8:1; Genesis 19:29; Genesis 30:20), the word occurs in Genesis 1:24, which Tuch and Bleek ascribe to the Elohist - Sarah as he had said (Genesis 17:21; Genesis 18:10, 14), - God's word of promise being ever the rule of his performance (cf. Exodus 12:25; Luke 1:72) - and the Lord did unto Sarah as he had spoken - i.e. implemented his promise; the proof of which is next given (cf. Numbers 23:19; Hebrews 6:18). 21:1-8 Few under the Old Testament were brought into the world with such expectations as Isaac. He was in this a type of Christ, that Seed which the holy God so long promised, and holy men so long expected. He was born according to the promise, at the set time of which God had spoken. God's promised mercies will certainly come at the time which He sets, and that is the best time. Isaac means laughter, and there was good reason for the name, ch. 17:17; 18:13. When the Sun of comfort is risen upon the soul, it is good to remember how welcome the dawning of the day was. When Sarah received the promise, she laughed with distrust and doubt. When God gives us the mercies we began to despair of, we ought to remember with sorrow and shame our sinful distrust of his power and promise, when we were in pursuit of them. This mercy filled Sarah with joy and wonder. God's favours to his covenant people are such as surpass their own and others' thoughts and expectations: who could imagine that he should do so much for those that deserve so little, nay, for those that deserve so ill? Who would have said that God should send his Son to die for us, his Spirit to make us holy, his angels to attend us? Who would have said that such great sins should be pardoned, such mean services accepted, and such worthless worms taken into covenant? A short account of Isaac's infancy is given. God's blessing upon the nursing of children, and the preservation of them through the perils of the infant age, are to be acknowledged as signal instances of the care and tenderness of the Divine providence. See Ps 22:9,10; Ho 11:1,2.
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