Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb: but Rachel was barren.
And Jehovah said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people that are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows;
And he went in also unto Rachel, and he loved also Rachel more than Leah, and served with him yet seven other years.
And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing wherewith his father blessed him. And Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand. Then will I slay my brother Jacob.
If a man have two wives, the one beloved, and the other hated, and they have borne him children, both the beloved and the hated; and if the first-born son be hers that was hated;
but Esau I hated, and made his mountains a desolation, and gave his heritage to the jackals of the wilderness.
No man can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
If any man cometh unto me, and hateth not his own father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple.
He that loveth his life loseth it; and he that hateth his life in this world shall keep it unto life eternal.
Now Sarai, Abram's wife, bare him no children: and she had a handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.
For Jehovah had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.
And Jehovah visited Sarah as he had said, and Jehovah did unto Sarah as he had spoken.
And Isaac entreated Jehovah for his wife, because she was barren. And Jehovah was entreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.
And when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and she said unto Jacob, Give me children, or else I die.
And there was a certain man of Zorah, of the family of the Danites, whose name was Manoah; and his wife was barren, and bare not.
1 Samuel 1:5
but unto Hannah he gave a double portion; for he loved Hannah, but Jehovah had shut up her womb.
1 Samuel 2:21
And Jehovah visited Hannah, and she conceived, and bare three sons and two daughters. And the child Samuel grew before Jehovah.
Lo, children are a heritage of Jehovah; And the fruit of the womb is his reward.
And they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren, and they both were now well stricken in years.
And Abraham prayed unto God. And God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maid-servants. And they bare children.
Now these are the names of the sons of Israel, who came into Egypt (every man and his household came with Jacob):
If any man take a wife, and go in unto her, and hate her,