Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Those who are without friends, God puts in families; he makes free those who are in chains; but those who are turned away from him are given a dry land.
Now Abraham was a hundred years old when the birth of Isaac took place.
Isaac made prayer to the Lord for his wife because she had no children; and the Lord gave ear to his prayer, and Rebekah became with child.
Then God gave thought to Rachel, and hearing her prayer he made her fertile.
1 Samuel 2:5
Those who were full are offering themselves as servants for bread; those who were in need are at rest; truly, she who had no children has become the mother of seven; and she who had a family is wasted with sorrow.
Let your voice be loud in song, O woman without children; make melody and sounds of joy, you who did not give birth: for the children of her who had no husband are more than those of the married wife, says the Lord.
But the angel said, Have no fear, Zacharias, for your prayer has come to the ears of God, and your wife Elisabeth will have a son, and his name will be John.
For it is in the Writings, You who have never given birth, be glad; give cries of joy, you who have had no birth-pains; for the children of her who has been given up by her husband are more than those of the woman who has a husband.
2 Kings 4:17
Then the woman became with child and gave birth to a son at the time named, in the year after, as Elisha had said to her.