Then he said, “At this season next year you will embrace a son.” And she said, “No, my lord, O man of God, do not lie to your maidservant.”
Then she said, “Did I ask for a son from my lord? Did I not say, ‘Do not deceive me’?”
But My covenant I will establish with Isaac, whom Sarah will bear to you at this season next year.”
He said, “I will surely return to you at this time next year; and behold, Sarah your wife will have a son.” And Sarah was listening at the tent door, which was behind him.
I will bless her, and indeed I will give you a son by her. Then I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of peoples will come from her.”
Sarah laughed to herself, saying, “After I have become old, shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?”
So she said to Elijah, “What do I have to do with you, O man of God? You have come to me to bring my iniquity to remembrance and to put my son to death!”
He said, “What sin have I committed, that you are giving your servant into the hand of Ahab to put me to death?
Then the men of the city said to Elisha, “Behold now, the situation of this city is pleasant, as my lord sees; but the water is bad and the land is unfruitful.”
Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying, “Go and wash in the Jordan seven times, and your flesh will be restored to you and you will be clean.”
I said in my alarm,
“All men are liars.”
But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your petition has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you will give him the name John.
Zacharias said to the angel, “How will I know this for certain? For I am an old man and my wife is advanced in years.”
The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with God.