Parallel Verses

King James Version

But Sarai was barren; she had no child.

New American Standard Bible

Sarai was barren; she had no child.

Holman Bible

Sarai was unable to conceive; she did not have a child.

International Standard Version

Sarai was barren, so she had not borne children.

A Conservative Version

And Sarai was barren; she had no child.

American Standard Version

And Sarai was barren; She had no child.


But Sarai was barren; she did not have a child.

Bible in Basic English

And Sarai had no child.

Darby Translation

And Sarai was barren: she had no child.

Julia Smith Translation

And Sarai shall be barren; to her not a child.

King James 2000

But Sarai was barren; she had no child.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Sarai was barren; she had no child.

Modern King James verseion

But Sarai was barren. She had no child.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But Sarai was barren and had no child.

NET Bible

But Sarai was barren; she had no children.

New Heart English Bible

And Sarai was barren. She had no child.

The Emphasized Bible

And, Sara, remained barren, - she had no child,


But Sarai was barren; she had no child.

World English Bible

Sarai was barren. She had no child.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Sarai is barren -- she hath no child.


Root Form
Usage: 17

Usage: 12








Word Count of 20 Translations in Genesis 11:30

Context Readings

The Descendants Of Terah

29 And Abram and Nahor took them wives: the name of Abram's wife was Sarai; and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah, and the father of Iscah. 30 But Sarai was barren; she had no child. 31 And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot the son of Haran his son's son, and Sarai his daughter in law, his son Abram's wife; and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran, and dwelt there.

Cross References

Genesis 15:2-3

And Abram said, Lord GOD, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus?

Genesis 16:1-2

Now Sarai Abram's wife bare him no children: and she had an handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.

Genesis 18:11-12

Now Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age; and it ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women.

Genesis 21:1-2

And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did unto Sarah as he had spoken.

Genesis 25:21

And Isaac intreated the LORD for his wife, because she was barren: and the LORD was intreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

Genesis 29:31

And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb: but Rachel was barren.

Genesis 30:1-2

And when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and said unto Jacob, Give me children, or else I die.

Judges 13:2

And there was a certain man of Zorah, of the family of the Danites, whose name was Manoah; and his wife was barren, and bare not.

1 Samuel 1:2

And he had two wives; the name of the one was Hannah, and the name of the other Peninnah: and Peninnah had children, but Hannah had no children.

Psalm 113:9

He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD.

Luke 1:7

And they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren, and they both were now well stricken in years.

Luke 1:36

And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she hath also conceived a son in her old age: and this is the sixth month with her, who was called barren.

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