Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb: but Rachel was barren.
And the LORD said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people who 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 with which 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 has two wives, one beloved, and another hated, and they have borne him children, both the beloved and the hated; and if the firstborn son be hers that was hated:
And I hated Esau, and laid his mountains and his heritage waste for 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 the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.
He that loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brothers, and sisters, yea, and his own life also, 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 unto life eternal.
Now Sarai Abram's wife bore him no children: and she had a handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.
For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah Abraham's wife.
And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did unto Sarah as he had spoken.
And Isaac entreated the LORD for his wife, because she was barren: and the LORD was entreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.
And when Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and 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 worthy portion; for he loved Hannah: but the LORD had shut up her womb.
1 Samuel 2:21
And the LORD visited Hannah, so that she conceived, and bore three sons and two daughters. And the child Samuel grew before the LORD.
Lo, children are a heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.
And they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and they both were now well advanced in years.
So Abraham prayed unto God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maidservants; and they bore children.
Now these are the names of the children of Israel, who came into Egypt; every man and his household came with Jacob.
If any man takes a wife, and goes in unto her, and hates her,