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Genesis 17:19

And God said, "No, but Sarah your wife shall bear a son for you, and you shall call his name Isaac. And I will establish my covenant with him as an everlasting covenant to his offspring after him.

Genesis 21:1

And Yahweh visited Sarah as he had said. And Yahweh did to Sarah as he had promised.

Genesis 17:16

And I will bless her; moreover, I give to you from her a son. And I will bless her, and {she shall give rise to nations}. Kings of peoples shall come from her."

Genesis 21:6

And Sarah said, "God has made laughter for me; all who hear will laugh for me."

Genesis 20:12

{Besides}, she [is] my sister, the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother. And she became my wife.

1 Peter 3:6

like Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, whose children you have become [when you] do good and are not frightened with respect to any terror.

Genesis 12:11

And it happened [that] as he drew near to enter into Egypt, he said to Sarai his wife, "Look now, I know that you are a woman beautiful of appearance,

Genesis 18:12

So Sarah laughed to herself saying, "After I am worn out and my husband is old, shall [this] pleasure be to me?"

Genesis 18:10

And he said, "I will certainly return to you {in the spring}, and look, Sarah your wife [will have] a son." Now Sarah [was] listening at the doorway of the tent, and which [was] behind him.

Genesis 18:15

But Sarah denied [it], saying, "I did not laugh," because she was afraid. He said, "No, but you did laugh."

Genesis 20:2

And Abraham said about Sarah his wife, "She [is] my sister." And Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah.

Genesis 49:31

There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife. There they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife. And there I buried Leah--

Genesis 17:15

And God said to Abraham, "[as for] Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, for Sarah [shall be] her name.

Isaiah 51:2

Look to Abraham your father, and to Sarah; she brought you forth. For I called him {alone}, but I blessed him and made him numerous."

Genesis 23:1

And {Sarah lived} one hundred and twenty-seven years; [these were] the years of the life of Sarah.

Genesis 21:9

And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne Abraham, mocking.

Genesis 21:7

And she said, "Who would announce to Abraham [that] Sarah would nurse children? Yet I have borne a son [to Abraham] in his old age."

Genesis 17:21

But my covenant I will establish with Isaac, whom Sarah shall bear to you at this appointed time next year."

Genesis 25:1

Now Abraham again took a wife, and her name [was] Keturah.

Genesis 21:3

And Abraham called the name of his son who was born to him, whom Sarah bore to him, Isaac.

Genesis 21:5

And Abraham [was] one hundred years old when Isaac his son was born to him.

Genesis 18:9

And they said to him, "Where [is] Sarah your wife?" And he said, "Here, in the tent."

Genesis 18:13

Then Yahweh said to Abraham, "What [is] this [that] Sarah laughed, saying, 'Is it indeed true [that] I will bear a child, now [that] I have grown old?'

Genesis 16:1

Now Sarai, the wife of Abram, had borne him no children. And she had a female Egyptian servant, and her name [was] Hagar.

Genesis 25:12

Now these [are] the generations of Ishmael, the son of Abraham, that Hagar the Egyptian, the maidservant of Sarah, bore to Abraham.

Genesis 20:18

For Yahweh had completely closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech because of the matter of Sarah, the wife of Abraham.

1 Chronicles 1:28

The sons of Abraham: Isaac and Ishmael.

Genesis 16:2

And Sarai said to Abram, "Look, please, Yahweh has prevented me from bearing children. Please go in to my servant; perhaps {I will have children by her}." And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.

Galatians 4:23

But the one by the female slave was born according to human descent, and the one by the free woman through the promise,

Genesis 21:10

Then she said to Abraham, "Drive out this slave woman and her son, for the son of this slave woman will not be heir with my son, with Isaac."

Genesis 23:19

And thus afterward Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah near Mamre; that [is] Hebron, in the land of Canaan

Genesis 20:14

And Abimelech took sheep and cattle and male slaves and female slaves, and he gave [them] to Abraham. And he returned Sarah his wife to him.

Genesis 21:12

Then God said to Abraham, "{Do not be displeased} on account of the boy and on account of the slave woman. {Listen to everything that Sarah said to you}, for through Isaac [your] offspring will be named.

Genesis 16:4

And he went in to Hagar, and she conceived. And [when] she saw that she had conceived, then her mistress grew small in her eyes.

Genesis 21:8

And the child grew and was weaned. And Abraham made a great feast on the day Isaac was weaned.

From Thematic Bible


Beauty » Instances of » Sarah

Genesis 12:11

And it happened [that] as he drew near to enter into Egypt, he said to Sarai his wife, "Look now, I know that you are a woman beautiful of appearance,

Devout mothers » Sarah

Genesis 21:6

And Sarah said, "God has made laughter for me; all who hear will laugh for me."

Falsehood » Instances of » Sarah » Denying » To king of gerar

Genesis 20:5

Did not he himself say to me, 'She [is] my sister'? And she herself said, 'He [is] my brother.' With integrity of my heart and with cleanness of my hands I did this."

Genesis 20:16

And to Sarah he said, "Look, I have given a thousand [pieces of] silver to your brother. It [shall be] {an exoneration}. {You are vindicated before all who are with you}."

Falsehood » Instances of » Sarah » To the angels, denying her derisive laugh of unbelief

Genesis 18:15

But Sarah denied [it], saying, "I did not laugh," because she was afraid. He said, "No, but you did laugh."

Godly ancestry » Devout mothers » Sarah

Genesis 21:6

And Sarah said, "God has made laughter for me; all who hear will laugh for me."

Home » Devout mothers » Sarah

Genesis 21:6

And Sarah said, "God has made laughter for me; all who hear will laugh for me."

Lying » Exemplified » Sarah

Genesis 18:15

But Sarah denied [it], saying, "I did not laugh," because she was afraid. He said, "No, but you did laugh."

Mothers » Devout » Sarah

Genesis 21:6

And Sarah said, "God has made laughter for me; all who hear will laugh for me."

Name » Sarah

Genesis 17:15

And God said to Abraham, "[as for] Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, for Sarah [shall be] her name.

Religion » Devout mothers » Sarah

Genesis 21:6

And Sarah said, "God has made laughter for me; all who hear will laugh for me."

Responsibility » Attempts to shift » Sarah

Genesis 16:2

And Sarai said to Abram, "Look, please, Yahweh has prevented me from bearing children. Please go in to my servant; perhaps {I will have children by her}." And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.

Genesis 16:5

And Sarai said to Abram, "may my harm [be] upon you. {I had my servant sleep with you}, and [when] she saw that she had conceived, {she no longer respected me}. May Yahweh judge between me and you!"

Sarah » Also called sarai » Her miraculous conception of isaac

Genesis 17:15-21

And God said to Abraham, "[as for] Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, for Sarah [shall be] her name. And I will bless her; moreover, I give to you from her a son. And I will bless her, and {she shall give rise to nations}. Kings of peoples shall come from her." And Abraham fell upon his face and laughed. And he said in his heart, "{Can a child be born to a man a hundred years old}, or {can Sarah bear a child at ninety}?" read more.
And Abraham said to God, "Oh that Ishmael might live before you!" And God said, "No, but Sarah your wife shall bear a son for you, and you shall call his name Isaac. And I will establish my covenant with him as an everlasting covenant to his offspring after him. And [as for] Ishmael, I have heard you. Behold, I will bless him and I will make him fruitful, and I will multiply him {exceedingly}. He shall father twelve princes, and I will make him a great nation. But my covenant I will establish with Isaac, whom Sarah shall bear to you at this appointed time next year."

Genesis 18:9-15

And they said to him, "Where [is] Sarah your wife?" And he said, "Here, in the tent." And he said, "I will certainly return to you {in the spring}, and look, Sarah your wife [will have] a son." Now Sarah [was] listening at the doorway of the tent, and which [was] behind him. Now Abraham and Sarah [were] old, {advanced in age}; {the way of women} had ceased to be for Sarah. read more.
So Sarah laughed to herself saying, "After I am worn out and my husband is old, shall [this] pleasure be to me?" Then Yahweh said to Abraham, "What [is] this [that] Sarah laughed, saying, 'Is it indeed true [that] I will bear a child, now [that] I have grown old?' Is anything too difficult for Yahweh? At the appointed time I will return to you {in the spring} and Sarah [shall have] a son." But Sarah denied [it], saying, "I did not laugh," because she was afraid. He said, "No, but you did laugh."

Sarah » Also called sarai » Character of

1 Peter 3:5-6

For in the [same] way formerly the holy women also, who hoped in God, used to adorn themselves [by] being subject to their own husbands, like Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, whose children you have become [when you] do good and are not frightened with respect to any terror.

Sarah » Also called sarai » Near of kin to abraham

Genesis 12:10-20

And there was a famine in the land. And Abram went down to Egypt to dwell as an alien there, for the famine was severe in the land. And it happened [that] as he drew near to enter into Egypt, he said to Sarai his wife, "Look now, I know that you are a woman beautiful of appearance, and it shall happen [that], if the Egyptians see you, then they will say, 'This [is] his wife,' then they will kill me but let you live. read more.
Please say you are my sister so that it will go well for me on your account. {Then I will live} on account of you." And it happened [that] as Abram came into Egypt, the Egyptians saw the woman, that she [was] very beautiful. And the officials of Pharaoh saw her, and they praised her [beauty] to Pharaoh. And the woman was taken to the house of Pharaoh. And he dealt well with Abram on account of her, and he had sheep, cattle, male donkeys, male servants, female servants, female donkeys, and camels. Then Yahweh afflicted Pharaoh and his household with severe plagues on account of the matter of Sarai the wife of Abram. Then Pharaoh called for Abram and said, "What [is] this you have done to me? Why did you not tell me that she [was] your wife? Why did you say 'She [is] my sister,' so that I took her to myself as a wife? Now then, here [is] your wife. Take her and go." And Pharaoh commanded his men concerning him, and then sent him and his wife and all that [was] with him away.

Genesis 20:12

{Besides}, she [is] my sister, the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother. And she became my wife.

Sarah » Also called sarai » Her jealousy of hagar

Genesis 21:9-14

And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne Abraham, mocking. Then she said to Abraham, "Drive out this slave woman and her son, for the son of this slave woman will not be heir with my son, with Isaac." And the matter {displeased Abraham very much} on account of his son. read more.
Then God said to Abraham, "{Do not be displeased} on account of the boy and on account of the slave woman. {Listen to everything that Sarah said to you}, for through Isaac [your] offspring will be named. And I will also make the son of the slave woman into a nation, for he is your offspring." Then Abraham rose up early in the morning and took bread and a skin of water and gave [it] to Hagar, putting [it] on her shoulder. And he sent her away with the child, and she went, wandering about in the wilderness, in Beersheba.

Genesis 16:4-6

And he went in to Hagar, and she conceived. And [when] she saw that she had conceived, then her mistress grew small in her eyes. And Sarai said to Abram, "may my harm [be] upon you. {I had my servant sleep with you}, and [when] she saw that she had conceived, {she no longer respected me}. May Yahweh judge between me and you!" And Abram said to Sarai, "Look, your servant [is] {under your authority}. Do to her that which [is] good in your eyes." And Sarai mistreated her, and she fled from her presence.

Sarah » Also called sarai » Wife of abraham

Genesis 12:5

And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot {his nephew}, and all their possessions that they had gathered, and all the persons that they had acquired in Haran, and they went out to go to the land of Canaan. And they went to the land of Canaan.

Genesis 11:29-31

And Abram and Nahor took wives for themselves. The name of the wife of Abram [was] Sarai, and the name of the wife of Nahor [was] Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah and Iscah. And Sarai was barren; she had no child. And Terah took Abram his son, and Lot, the son of Haran, {his grandson}, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, the wife of Abram his son, and went out with them from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to the land of Canaan. And they went to Haran, and they settled there.

Sarah » The ruling personality in the home

Genesis 21:10-12

Then she said to Abraham, "Drive out this slave woman and her son, for the son of this slave woman will not be heir with my son, with Isaac." And the matter {displeased Abraham very much} on account of his son. Then God said to Abraham, "{Do not be displeased} on account of the boy and on account of the slave woman. {Listen to everything that Sarah said to you}, for through Isaac [your] offspring will be named.

Sarah » Again disbelieves God's promise

Genesis 18:12-15

So Sarah laughed to herself saying, "After I am worn out and my husband is old, shall [this] pleasure be to me?" Then Yahweh said to Abraham, "What [is] this [that] Sarah laughed, saying, 'Is it indeed true [that] I will bear a child, now [that] I have grown old?' Is anything too difficult for Yahweh? At the appointed time I will return to you {in the spring} and Sarah [shall have] a son." read more.
But Sarah denied [it], saying, "I did not laugh," because she was afraid. He said, "No, but you did laugh."

Sarah » The mother of nations

Genesis 17:15-16

And God said to Abraham, "[as for] Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, for Sarah [shall be] her name. And I will bless her; moreover, I give to you from her a son. And I will bless her, and {she shall give rise to nations}. Kings of peoples shall come from her."

Sarah » Brings family trouble upon herself

Genesis 16:5-6

And Sarai said to Abram, "may my harm [be] upon you. {I had my servant sleep with you}, and [when] she saw that she had conceived, {she no longer respected me}. May Yahweh judge between me and you!" And Abram said to Sarai, "Look, your servant [is] {under your authority}. Do to her that which [is] good in your eyes." And Sarai mistreated her, and she fled from her presence.

Sarah » In spite of her infirmities honoured of God

Genesis 17:15

And God said to Abraham, "[as for] Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, for Sarah [shall be] her name.

Sarah » Mentioned in the roll of bible worthies

Sarah » Beautiful

Genesis 12:11

And it happened [that] as he drew near to enter into Egypt, he said to Sarai his wife, "Look now, I know that you are a woman beautiful of appearance,

Sarah » Also called sarai » Death and burial of

Genesis 25:10

the field that Abraham had bought from the Hittites. There Abraham was buried and Sarah his wife.

Sarah » Also called sarai » Gives birth to isaac

Genesis 21:3

And Abraham called the name of his son who was born to him, whom Sarah bore to him, Isaac.

Genesis 21:6-8

And Sarah said, "God has made laughter for me; all who hear will laugh for me." And she said, "Who would announce to Abraham [that] Sarah would nurse children? Yet I have borne a son [to Abraham] in his old age." And the child grew and was weaned. And Abraham made a great feast on the day Isaac was weaned.

Sarah » Also called sarai » Abraham represents her as his sister, and abimelech, king of gerar, takes her; she is restored to abraham by means of a dream

Genesis 20:1-14

And Abraham journeyed from there to the land of the Negev, and he settled between Kadesh and Shur. And he dwelled as an alien in Gerar. And Abraham said about Sarah his wife, "She [is] my sister." And Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took Sarah. And God came to Abimelech in a dream at night. And he said to him, "Look, you [are] a dead man on account of the woman you have taken. For she [is] {a married woman}." read more.
Now Abimelech had not approached her, so he said, "my Lord, will you even kill a righteous people?" Did not he himself say to me, 'She [is] my sister'? And she herself said, 'He [is] my brother.' With integrity of my heart and with cleanness of my hands I did this." Then God said to him in the dream, "Yes, I know that in the integrity of your heart you did this, and I also {kept you from sinning} against me. Therefore, I did not allow you to touch her. So now, return the wife of the man, for he [is] a prophet, so that he will pray for you and you will live. And {if you do not return her}, know that you will certainly die, and all that [are] yours." So Abimelech rose early in the morning. And he called all his servants and {told them all these things}, and the men were very afraid. And Abimelech called for Abraham and said to him, "What have you done to us? And how have I sinned against you that you brought upon me and upon my kingdom a great sin? You have done things to me that should not be done." And Abimelech said to Abraham, "{What were you thinking} that you did this thing?" And Abraham said, "Because I thought, surely there is no fear of God in this place; they will kill me on account of the matter of my wife. {Besides}, she [is] my sister, the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother. And she became my wife. And it happened [that] as God caused me to wander from the house of my father I said to her, 'This [is] your loyal kindness that you must do for me at every place where we come: say concerning me, "He [is] my brother." '" And Abimelech took sheep and cattle and male slaves and female slaves, and he gave [them] to Abraham. And he returned Sarah his wife to him.

Sarah » Also called sarai » Is sterile; gives her handmaiden, hagar, to abraham as a concubine

Genesis 16:1-3

Now Sarai, the wife of Abram, had borne him no children. And she had a female Egyptian servant, and her name [was] Hagar. And Sarai said to Abram, "Look, please, Yahweh has prevented me from bearing children. Please go in to my servant; perhaps {I will have children by her}." And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai. Then Sarai, the wife of Abram, took Hagar, her Egyptian servant, after Abram had lived ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave her to Abram her husband as his wife.

Sarah » Also called sarai » Name changed from sarai to sarah

Genesis 17:15

And God said to Abraham, "[as for] Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, for Sarah [shall be] her name.

Temptation » Yielding to temptation » Sarah » Lies

Genesis 12:13

Please say you are my sister so that it will go well for me on your account. {Then I will live} on account of you."

Genesis 18:13-15

Then Yahweh said to Abraham, "What [is] this [that] Sarah laughed, saying, 'Is it indeed true [that] I will bear a child, now [that] I have grown old?' Is anything too difficult for Yahweh? At the appointed time I will return to you {in the spring} and Sarah [shall have] a son." But Sarah denied [it], saying, "I did not laugh," because she was afraid. He said, "No, but you did laugh."

Genesis 20:13

And it happened [that] as God caused me to wander from the house of my father I said to her, 'This [is] your loyal kindness that you must do for me at every place where we come: say concerning me, "He [is] my brother." '"

Wives » Good--exemplified » Sarah

1 Peter 3:6

like Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, whose children you have become [when you] do good and are not frightened with respect to any terror.