New International Version
So Sarah laughed to herself as she thought, "After I am worn out and my lord is old, will I now have this pleasure?"
King James Bible
Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?
Darby Bible Translation
And Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am become old, shall I have pleasure, and my lord old?
World English Bible
Sarah laughed within herself, saying, "After I have grown old will I have pleasure, my lord being old also?"
Young's Literal Translation
and Abraham and Sarah are aged, entering into days -- the way of women hath ceased to be to Sarah;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Sarah laughed - Partly through pleasure at the bare idea of the possibility of the thing, and partly from a conviction that it was extremely improbable. She appears to have been in the same spirit, and to have had the same feelings of those who, unexpectedly hearing of something of great consequence to themselves, smile and say, "The news is too good to be true;", see Genesis 21:6. There is a case very similar to this mentioned Psalm 126:1, Psalm 126:2. On Abraham's laughing, See note on Genesis 17:17.
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"I know him that he will do the law" (Gen. xviii. 19). God wants people that He can depend upon. He could say of Abraham, "I know him, that the Lord may bring upon Abraham all that He hath spoken." God can be depended upon; He wants us to be just as decided, as reliable, as stable. This is just what faith means. God is looking for men on whom He can put the weight of all His love, and power, and faithful promises. When God finds such a soul there is nothing He will not do for him. God's engines are …
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Zechariah asked the angel, "How can I be sure of this? I am an old man and my wife is well along in years."
1 Peter 3:6
like Sarah, who obeyed Abraham and called him her lord. You are her daughters if you do what is right and do not give way to fear.
Abraham fell facedown; he laughed and said to himself, "Will a son be born to a man a hundred years old? Will Sarah bear a child at the age of ninety?"
Then the LORD said to Abraham, "Why did Sarah laugh and say, 'Will I really have a child, now that I am old?'
Let the king be enthralled by your beauty; honor him, for he is your lord.
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