New International Version
Sarah became pregnant and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the very time God had promised him.
King James Bible
For Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him.
Darby Bible Translation
And Sarah conceived, and bore Abraham a son in his old age, at the appointed time of which God had spoken to him.
World English Bible
Sarah conceived, and bore Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him.
Young's Literal Translation
and Sarah conceiveth, and beareth a son to Abraham, to his old age, at the appointed time that God hath spoken of with him;
Genesis 21:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Lord visited Sarah - That is, God fulfilled his promise to Sarah by giving her, at the advanced age of ninety, power to conceive and bring forth a son.
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Behold the compassion of a mother for her child expiring with thirst, and remember that such a compassion ought all Christians to feel towards souls that are perishing for lack of Christ, perishing eternally, perishing without hope of salvation. If the mother lifted up her voice arid wept, so also should we; and if the contemplation of her dying, child was all too painful for her, so may the contemplation of the wrath to come, which is to pass upon every soul that dies impenitent, become too painful …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
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Then he gave Abraham the covenant of circumcision. And Abraham became the father of Isaac and circumcised him eight days after his birth. Later Isaac became the father of Jacob, and Jacob became the father of the twelve patriarchs.
For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by the slave woman and the other by the free woman.
And by faith even Sarah, who was past childbearing age, was enabled to bear children because she considered him faithful who had made the promise.
Then God said, "Yes, but your wife Sarah will bear you a son, and you will call him Isaac. I will establish my covenant with him as an everlasting covenant for his descendants after him.
But my covenant I will establish with Isaac, whom Sarah will bear to you by this time next year."
Then one of them said, "I will surely return to you about this time next year, and Sarah your wife will have a son." Now Sarah was listening at the entrance to the tent, which was behind him.
Is anything too hard for the LORD? I will return to you at the appointed time next year, and Sarah will have a son."
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