New Living Translation
Abraham and Sarah were both very old by this time, and Sarah was long past the age of having children.
King James Bible
Now Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age; and it ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women.
Darby Bible Translation
Now Abraham and Sarah were old and advanced in age: it had ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women.
World English Bible
Now Abraham and Sarah were old, well advanced in age. Sarah had passed the age of childbearing.
Young's Literal Translation
And Sarah is hearkening at the opening of the tent, which is behind him;
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THE SABBATH. THIS day is called the Lord's day, the day in which he rose from the dead. The Lord's day: every day, say some, is the Lord's day. Indeed this, for discourse' sake, may he granted; but strictly, no day can so properly be called the Lord's day, as this first day of the week; for that no day of the week, or of the year, has those hadges of the Lord's glory upon it, nor such divine grace put upon it, as his first day of the week. There is nothing, as I know of, that bears this title but …
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Sanctification and Justification.
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And Abraham's faith did not weaken, even though, at about 100 years of age, he figured his body was as good as dead--and so was Sarah's womb.
It was by faith that even Sarah was able to have a child, though she was barren and was too old. She believed that God would keep his promise.
Then Abraham bowed down to the ground, but he laughed to himself in disbelief. "How could I become a father at the age of 100?" he thought. "And how can Sarah have a baby when she is ninety years old?"
Who would have said to Abraham that Sarah would nurse a baby? Yet I have given Abraham a son in his old age!"
Abraham was now a very old man, and the LORD had blessed him in every way.
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