Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
God sets the solitary in families; he brings out those who are bound with chains, but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.
And Abraham was one hundred years old when his son Isaac was born unto him.
And Isaac prayed unto the LORD for his wife because she was barren; and the LORD accepted him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.
And God remembered Rachel and God hearkened to her and opened her womb.
1 Samuel 2:5
Those that were full have hired themselves out for bread, and those that were hungry ceased so that the barren has given birth to seven, and she that has many children is waxed feeble.
Rejoice, O barren, thou that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud with joy, thou that didst not travail with child: for more shall be the sons of the desolate than the sons of the married wife, said the LORD.
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.
For it is written, Rejoice, thou barren that bearest not; break forth into praise and cry, thou that travailest not: for the desolate has many more children than she who has a husband.
2 Kings 4:17
But the woman conceived and gave birth to a son at the appointed time that Elisha had said unto her, according to the time of life.