New Living Translation
And Sarah declared, "God has brought me laughter. All who hear about this will laugh with me.
King James Bible
And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me.
Darby Bible Translation
And Sarah said, God has made me laugh: all that hear will laugh with me.
World English Bible
Sarah said, "God has made me laugh. Everyone who hears will laugh with me."
Young's Literal Translation
and Sarah saith, 'God hath made laughter for me; every one who is hearing laugheth for me.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:6 And Sarah said, God has made me to laugh - He hath given me both cause to rejoice, and a heart to rejoice. And it adds to the comfort of any mercy to have our friends rejoice with us in it, See Luke 1:58. They that hear will laugh with me - Others will rejoice in this instance of God's power and goodness, and be encouraged to trust in him.
LibraryThe First Chaldaean Empire and the Hyksos in Egypt
Syria: the part played by it in the ancient world--Babylon and the first Chaldaean empire--The dominion of the Hyksos: Ahmosis. Some countries seem destined from their origin to become the battle-fields of the contending nations which environ them. Into such regions, and to their cost, neighbouring peoples come from century to century to settle their quarrels and bring to an issue the questions of supremacy which disturb their little corner of the world. The nations around are eager for the possession …
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 4
The Holiness of God
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?"
Then the LORD said to Abraham, "Why did Sarah laugh? Why did she say, 'Can an old woman like me have a baby?'
We were filled with laughter, and we sang for joy. And the other nations said, "What amazing things the LORD has done for them."
"Sing, O childless woman, you who have never given birth! Break into loud and joyful song, O Jerusalem, you who have never been in labor. For the desolate woman now has more children than the woman who lives with her husband," says the LORD.
I curse the messenger who told my father, "Good news--you have a son!"
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