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And Zacharias said unto the angel, Whereby shall I know this? for I am an old man, and my wife well stricken in years.

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Luke 1:34
Mary asked the angel, “How can this be, since I have not been intimate with a man?”
Genesis 15:8
But he said, “Lord God, how can I know that I will possess it?”
Genesis 17:17
Abraham fell facedown. Then he laughed and said to himself, “Can a child be born to a hundred-year-old man? Can Sarah, a ninety-year-old woman, give birth?”
Genesis 18:12
So she laughed to herself: “After I have become shriveled up and my lord is old, will I have delight?”
Judges 6:36
Then Gideon said to God, “If You will deliver Israel by my hand, as You said,
Isaiah 38:22
And Hezekiah had asked, “What is the sign that I will go up to the Lord’s temple?”


Luke 1:7
But they had no children because Elizabeth could not conceive, and both of them were well along in years.
Numbers 11:21
But Moses replied, “I’m in the middle of a people with 600,000 foot soldiers, yet You say, ‘I will give them meat, and they will eat for a month.’
2 Kings 7:2
Then the captain, the king’s right-hand man, responded to the man of God, “Look, even if the Lord were to make windows in heaven, could this really happen?”

Elisha announced, “You will in fact see it with your own eyes, but you won’t eat any of it.”
Romans 4:19
He considered his own body to be already dead (since he was about 100 years old) and also considered the deadness of Sarah’s womb, without weakening in the faith.

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Genesis 15:8
But he said, “Lord God, how can I know that I will possess it?”

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