Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age; and it ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women.
fell on his face and laughed, and said in his heart, “Will a child be born to a man one hundred years old? And will Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child?”
But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they were both advanced in
In hope against hope he believed, so that he might become
a father of many nations according to that which had been spoken, “ So shall your descendants be.”
By faith even
Sarah herself received ability to conceive, even beyond the proper time of life, since she considered Him faithful who had promised.
She said to her father, “Let not my lord be angry that I cannot
rise before you, for the manner of women is upon me.” So he searched but did not find the household idols.
When a woman has a discharge, if her discharge in her body is blood, she shall continue in her menstrual impurity for seven days; and whoever touches her shall be unclean until evening.