Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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

Therefore Sarah laughed to herself, saying, After I have become aged shall I have pleasure and delight, my lord (husband), being old also?

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?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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?"

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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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Isaac's Birth Promised

11 And Sarah is hearkening at the opening of the tent, which is behind him; 12 and Abraham and Sarah are aged, entering into days -- the way of women hath ceased to be to Sarah; 13 and Sarah laugheth in her heart, saying, 'After I have waxed old I have had pleasure! -- my lord also is old!'



Cross References

Genesis 17:17

And Abraham falleth upon his face, and laugheth, and saith in his heart, 'To the son of an hundred years is one born? or doth Sarah -- daughter of ninety years -- bear?'

1 Peter 3:6

as Sarah was obedient to Abraham, calling him 'sir,' of whom ye did become daughters, doing good, and not fearing any terror.

Genesis 18:13

and Sarah laugheth in her heart, saying, 'After I have waxed old I have had pleasure! -- my lord also is old!'

Genesis 21:6-7

and Sarah saith, 'God hath made laughter for me; every one who is hearing laugheth for me.'

Psalm 126:2

Then filled with laughter is our mouth, And our tongue with singing, Then do they say among nations, 'Jehovah did great things with these.'

Luke 1:18-20

And Zacharias said unto the messenger, 'Whereby shall I know this? for I am aged, and my wife is advanced in her days?'

Luke 1:34-35

And Mary said unto the messenger, 'How shall this be, seeing a husband I do not know?'

Ephesians 5:33

but ye also, every one in particular -- let each his own wife so love as himself, and the wife -- that she may reverence the husband.

Hebrews 11:11-12

By faith also Sarah herself did receive power to conceive seed, and she bare after the time of life, seeing she did judge Him faithful who did promise;

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