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 seen assuredly the affliction of my people who are in Egypt, and their cry have I heard on account of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows.
And he went in also to Rachel; and he loved also Rachel more than Leah. And he served with him yet seven other years.
And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father had blessed him. And Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand, and I will slay my brother Jacob.
If a man have two wives, one beloved, and one hated, and they have borne him children, both the beloved and the hated, and the firstborn son be hers that was hated;
and I hated Esau; and made his mountains a desolation, and gave his inheritance to the jackals of the wilderness.
No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and will love the other, or he will hold to the one and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
He who loves father or mother above me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter above me is not worthy of me.
If any man come to me, and shall not hate his own father and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, yea, and his own life too, he cannot be my disciple;
He that loves his life shall lose it, and he that hates his life in this world shall keep it to life eternal.
And Sarai Abram's wife did not bear him children. And she had an Egyptian maidservant; and her 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 to Sarah as he had spoken.
And Isaac entreated Jehovah for his wife, because she was barren; and Jehovah was entreated of him, and Rebecca his wife conceived.
And when Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister, and said to Jacob, Give me children, or else I die.
And there was a certain man of Zorah, of the tribe of the Danites, whose name was Mano'ah; and his wife was barren and had no children.
1 Samuel 1:5
but to Hannah he used to give a double portion, for he loved Hannah; but Jehovah had shut up her womb.
1 Samuel 2:21
So Jehovah visited Hannah, and she conceived, and bore three sons and two daughters. And the boy Samuel grew before Jehovah.
Lo, children are an inheritance from Jehovah, and the fruit of the womb a reward.
And they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they were both advanced in years.
And Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech, and his wife and his handmaids, and they bore children.
And these are the names of the sons of Israel who had come into Egypt; with Jacob had they come, each with his household:
If a man take a wife, and go in unto her and hate her,