Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias: for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John.

General references

Bible References

Thy prayer

Genesis 25:21
Isaac prayed to the Lord on behalf of his wife because she was childless. The Lord heard his prayer, and his wife Rebekah conceived.
1 Samuel 1:20
After some time, Hannah conceived and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, because she said, “I requested him from the Lord.”
Psalm 118:21
I will give thanks to You
because You have answered me
and have become my salvation.
Acts 10:31
and said, ‘Cornelius, your prayer has been heard, and your acts of charity have been remembered in God’s sight.

And thy

Genesis 17:10
This is My covenant, which you are to keep, between Me and you and your offspring after you: Every one of your males must be circumcised.
Genesis 18:14
Is anything impossible for the Lord? At the appointed time I will come back to you, and in about a year she will have a son.”
Judges 13:3
The Angel of the Lord appeared to the woman and said to her, “It is true that you are unable to conceive and have no children, but you will conceive and give birth to a son.
1 Samuel 2:21
The Lord paid attention to Hannah’s need, and she conceived and gave birth to three sons and two daughters. Meanwhile, the boy Samuel grew up in the presence of the Lord.
2 Kings 4:16
Elisha said, “At this time next year you will have a son in your arms.”

Then she said, “No, my lord. Man of God, do not deceive your servant.”
Psalm 113:9
He gives the childless woman a household,
making her the joyful mother of children.
Psalm 127:3
Sons are indeed a heritage from the Lord,
children, a reward.


Luke 1:60
But his mother responded, “No! He will be called John.”
Luke 2:21
When the eight days were completed for His circumcision, He was named Jesus—the name given by the angel before He was conceived.
Genesis 17:19
But God said, “No. Your wife Sarah will bear you a son, and you will name him Isaac. I will confirm My covenant with him as an everlasting covenant for his future offspring.
Isaiah 8:3
I was then intimate with the prophetess, and she conceived and gave birth to a son. The Lord said to me, “Name him Maher-shalal-hash-baz,
Hosea 1:4
Then the Lord said to him:

Name him Jezreel, for in a little while
I will bring the bloodshed of Jezreel
on the house of Jehu
and put an end to the kingdom of the house of Israel.
Matthew 1:21
She will give birth to a son, and you are to name Him Jesus, because He will save His people from their sins.”

General references

Genesis 30:17
God listened to Leah, and she conceived and bore Jacob a fifth son.
Luke 1:30
Then the angel told her:

Do not be afraid, Mary,
for you have found favor with God.

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