But Sarai, Abram's wife, had borne him no children, - she had, however, an Egyptian handmaid, whose name was Hagar.
Which things, indeed, may bear another meaning; for, the same, are two covenants, - one, indeed, from Mount Sinai, into bondage, bringing forth, the which is Hagar, -
and with Abram, dealt he well for her sake, - so that he came to have flocks and herds and he-asses, and men-servants, and maid-servants, and she-asses and camels.
And Abram said My Lord Yahweh, what canst thou give me, when, I, am going on childless, - and the heir of my house, is Eliezer, of Damascus,
And, Sara, remained barren, - she had no child,
And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian woman whom she had borne to Abraham laughing!
And God said unto Abraham Let it not be grievous in thine eyes concerning the boy and concerning thy bondwoman, In all that Sarah may say unto thee, hearken to her voice, - For in Isaac, shall there be called to thee - a seed.
And he dwelt in the desert of Paran, - and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.
So then Isaac made entreaty unto Yahweh in behalf of his wife, for she was, barren, - and Yahweh suffered himself to be entreated by him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.
And there was a certain man of Zorah, of the family of the Danites, and, his name, was Manoah; and, his wife, was barren, and had borne no child.
and they had no child, inasmuch as Elizabeth was barren, and, both, had become, advanced in their days.
And lo! Elizabeth thy kinswoman, even she, hath conceived a son in, her old-age; - and, this month, is, the sixth, to her, the so-called barren one;