Parallel Verses

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?

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?

American Standard Version

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

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?"

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

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Watsons

Context Readings

Isaac's Birth Promised

11 But Abraham and Sarah, were old, far gone in days, - it had ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women. 12 So then Sarah laughed within herself, saying: After I am past age, hath there come to me pleasure, my lord, also being old? 13 And Yahweh said unto Abraham, - Wherefore now did Sarah laugh saying. Can it really and truly be that I should bear, seeing that have become old?



Cross References

Genesis 17:17

And Abraham fell on his face and laughed, - and said in his heart To one a hundred years old, shall a child be born? And shall even Sarah, who is ninety years old, give birth?

1 Peter 3:6

As, Sarah, was obedient unto Abraham, calling him, lord, - whose children ye have become - so long as ye are doing good, and not bringing yourselves into fear of any single cause of alarm.

Genesis 18:13

And Yahweh said unto Abraham, - Wherefore now did Sarah laugh saying. Can it really and truly be that I should bear, seeing that have become old?

Genesis 21:6-7

And Sarah said, A laughing, hath God made for me, - Everyone that heareth will laugh with me.

Genesis 21:6

And Sarah said, A laughing, hath God made for me, - Everyone that heareth will laugh with me.

Luke 1:18-20

And Zachariah said unto the messenger - Whereby, shall I know this? for, I, am, aged, and, my wife, advanced in her days.

Luke 1:34-35

But Mary said unto the messenger - How, shall this thing be, seeing that, a man, I know not?

Ephesians 5:33

Nevertheless, ye also, do ye, individually, each man be so loving, his own wife, as himself, and, the wife, see that she reverence her husband.

Hebrews 11:11-12

By faith, even Sarah herself, received power for founding a seed, even beyond the season of life's prime, - seeing that, faithful, she reckoned, him that had promised;

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