Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is an hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?

Bible References

Fell

Genesis 17:3
Then Abram fell facedown and God spoke with him:
Leviticus 9:24
Fire came from the Lord and consumed the burnt offering and the fat portions on the altar. And when all the people saw it, they shouted and fell facedown on the ground.
Numbers 14:5
Then Moses and Aaron fell down with their faces to the ground in front of the whole assembly of the Israelite community.
Numbers 16:22
But Moses and Aaron fell facedown and said, “God, God of the spirits of all flesh, when one man sins, will You vent Your wrath on the whole community?”
Deuteronomy 9:18
Then I fell down like the first time in the presence of the Lord for 40 days and 40 nights; I did not eat bread or drink water because of all the sin you committed, doing what was evil in the Lord’s sight and provoking Him to anger.
Joshua 5:14
“Neither,” He replied. “I have now come as commander of the Lord’s army.”

Then Joshua bowed with his face to the ground in worship and asked Him, “What does my Lord want to say to His servant?”
Joshua 7:6
Then Joshua tore his clothes and fell before the ark of the Lord with his face to the ground until evening, as did the elders of Israel; they all put dust on their heads.
Judges 13:20
When the flame went up from the altar to the sky, the Angel of the Lord went up in its flame. When Manoah and his wife saw this, they fell facedown on the ground.
1 Chronicles 21:16
When David looked up and saw the angel of the Lord standing between earth and heaven, with his drawn sword in his hand stretched out over Jerusalem, David and the elders, clothed in sackcloth, fell down with their faces to the ground.
Job 1:20
Then Job stood up, tore his robe, and shaved his head. He fell to the ground and worshiped,
Ezekiel 1:28
The appearance of the brilliant light all around was like that of a rainbow in a cloud on a rainy day. This was the appearance of the form of the Lord’s glory. When I saw it, I fell facedown and heard a voice speaking.
Daniel 8:17
So he approached where I was standing; when he came near, I was terrified and fell facedown. “Son of man,” he said to me, “understand that the vision refers to the time of the end.”
Matthew 2:11
Entering the house, they saw the child with Mary His mother, and falling to their knees, they worshiped Him. Then they opened their treasures and presented Him with gifts: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
Revelation 5:8
When He took the scroll, the four living creatures and the 24 elders fell down before the Lamb. Each one had a harp and gold bowls filled with incense, which are the prayers of the saints.
Revelation 11:16
The 24 elders, who were seated before God on their thrones, fell facedown and worshiped God,

Laughed

Genesis 18:12
So she laughed to herself: “After I have become shriveled up and my lord is old, will I have delight?”
Genesis 21:6
Sarah said, “God has made me laugh, and everyone who hears will laugh with me.”
John 8:56
Your father Abraham was overjoyed that he would see My day; he saw it and rejoiced.”
Romans 4:19
He considered his own body to be already dead (since he was about 100 years old) and also considered the deadness of Sarah’s womb, without weakening in the faith.

General references

Genesis 17:3
Then Abram fell facedown and God spoke with him:
Genesis 21:5
Abraham was 100 years old when his son Isaac was born to him.
Hebrews 6:15
And so, after waiting patiently, Abraham obtained the promise.

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