Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me.
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?
Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I have grown old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?
1 Samuel 1:26
And she said, Oh my lord, as your soul lives, my lord, I am the woman that stood by you here, praying unto the LORD.
1 Samuel 2:1
And Hannah prayed, and said, My heart rejoices in the LORD, my horn is exalted in the LORD: my mouth boasts over my enemies; because I rejoice in your salvation.
He makes the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise you the LORD.
Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the nations, The LORD has done great things for them.
Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget you.
Sing, O barren, you that did not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud, you that did not travail with child: for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married wife, says the LORD.
And Mary said, My soul does magnify the Lord,
A woman when she is in travail has sorrow, because her hour has come: but as soon as she is delivered of the child, she remembers no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world.
For it is written, Rejoice, you barren that bear not; break forth and cry, you that travail not: for the desolate has many more children than she who has a husband.
Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.
And you shall have joy and gladness; and many shall rejoice at his birth.
Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.