Genesis 21:7
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New American Standard Bible
And she said, "Who would have said to Abraham that Sarah would nurse children? Yet I have borne him a son in his old age."

King James Bible
And she said, Who would have said unto Abraham, that Sarah should have given children suck? for I have born him a son in his old age.

Darby Bible Translation
And she said, Who would have said to Abraham, Sarah will suckle children? For I have borne him a son in his old age.

World English Bible
She said, "Who would have said to Abraham, that Sarah would nurse children? For I have borne him a son in his old age."

Young's Literal Translation
She saith also, 'Who hath said to Abraham, Sarah hath suckled sons, that I have born a son for his old age?'

Genesis 21:7 Parallel
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The Gospel Feast
"When Jesus then lifted up His eyes, and saw a great company come unto Him, He saith unto Philip, Whence shall we buy bread that these may eat?"--John vi. 5. After these words the Evangelist adds, "And this He said to prove him, for He Himself knew what He would do." Thus, you see, our Lord had secret meanings when He spoke, and did not bring forth openly all His divine sense at once. He knew what He was about to do from the first, but He wished to lead forward His disciples, and to arrest and
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VII

The Annunciation of Jesus the Messiah, and the Birth of his Forerunner.
FROM the Temple to Nazareth! It seems indeed most fitting that the Evangelic story should have taken its beginning within the Sanctuary, and at the time of sacrifice. Despite its outward veneration for them, the Temple, its services, and specially its sacrifices, were, by an inward logical necessity, fast becoming a superfluity for Rabbinism. But the new development, passing over the intruded elements, which were, after all, of rationalistic origin, connected its beginning directly with the Old Testament
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Cross References
Genesis 17:17
Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed, and said in his heart, "Will a child be born to a man one hundred years old? And will Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child?"

Genesis 18:11
Now Abraham and Sarah were old, advanced in age; Sarah was past childbearing.

Genesis 18:13
And the LORD said to Abraham, "Why did Sarah laugh, saying, 'Shall I indeed bear a child, when I am so old?'

Genesis 21:8
The child grew and was weaned, and Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned.

Jeremiah 20:15
Cursed be the man who brought the news To my father, saying, "A baby boy has been born to you!" And made him very happy.

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