Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

And Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

New American Standard Bible

Sarah laughed to herself, saying, “After I have become old, shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?”

King James Version

Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

Holman Bible

So she laughed to herself: “After I have become shriveled up and my lord is old, will I have delight?”

International Standard Version

That's why Sarah laughed to herself, thinking, "After I'm so old and my husband is old, too, am I going to have sex?"

A Conservative Version

And Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I have become old shall I have pleasure, my lord also being old?

Amplified

So Sarah laughed to herself [when she heard the Lord’s words], saying, “After I have become old, shall I have pleasure and delight, my lord (husband) being also old?”

Bible in Basic English

And Sarah, laughing to herself, said, Now that I am used up am I still to have pleasure, my husband himself being old?

Darby Translation

And Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am become old, shall I have pleasure, and my lord old?

Julia Smith Translation

And Sarah will laugh within her, saying, After it has not been to me till now, and my lord, being old.

King James 2000

Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I have grown old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Sarah laughed to herself saying, "After I am worn out and my husband is old, shall [this] pleasure be to me?"

Modern King James verseion

Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After my being old, shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Sara laughed in herself saying, "Now I am waxed old, shall I give myself to lust, and my lord old also?"

NET Bible

So Sarah laughed to herself, thinking, "After I am worn out will I have pleasure, especially when my husband is old too?"

New Heart English Bible

Sarah laughed within herself, saying, "After I have grown old will I have pleasure, my lord being old also?"

The Emphasized Bible

So then Sarah laughed within herself, saying: After I am past age, hath there come to me pleasure, my lord, also being old?

Webster

Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am become old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

World English Bible

Sarah laughed within herself, saying, "After I have grown old will I have pleasure, my lord being old also?"

Youngs Literal Translation

and Abraham and Sarah are aged, entering into days -- the way of women hath ceased to be to Sarah;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׂרה 
Sarah 
Usage: 38

צחק 
Tsachaq 
Usage: 13

קרב 
Qereb 
Usage: 226

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

I am waxed old
בּלה 
Balah 
Usage: 15

עדנה עדן 
`eden 
Usage: 4

my lord
אדן אדון 
'adown 
Usage: 335

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Genesis 18:12

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Isaac's Birth Promised

11 Now Abraham and Sarah were old, and well stricken in age; it had ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women. 12 And Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also? 13 And Jehovah said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, who am old?



Cross References

Genesis 17:17

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

1 Peter 3:6

as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord: whose children ye now are, if ye do well, and are not put in fear by any terror.

Genesis 18:13

And Jehovah said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, who am old?

Genesis 21:6-7

And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh. Every one that heareth will laugh with me.

Psalm 126:2

Then was our mouth filled with laughter, And our tongue with singing: Then said they among the nations, Jehovah hath done great things for them.

Luke 1:18-20

And Zacharias said unto the angel, Whereby shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife well stricken in years.

Luke 1:34-35

And Mary said unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man?

Ephesians 5:33

Nevertheless do ye also severally love each one his own wife even as himself; and let the wife'see that she fear her husband.

Hebrews 11:11-12

By faith even Sarah herself received power to conceive seed when she was past age, since she counted him faithful who had promised:

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