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Genesis 17:19

and God saith, 'Sarah thy wife is certainly bearing a son to thee, and thou hast called his name Isaac, and I have established My covenant with him, for a covenant age-during, to his seed after him.

Genesis 21:1

And Jehovah hath looked after Sarah as He hath said, and Jehovah doth to Sarah as He hath spoken;

Genesis 17:16

and I have blessed her, and have also given to thee a son from her; and I have blessed her, and she hath become nations -- kings of peoples are from her.'

Genesis 21:6

and Sarah saith, 'God hath made laughter for me; every one who is hearing laugheth for me.'

Genesis 20:12

and also, truly she is my sister, daughter of my father, only not daughter of my mother, and she becometh my wife;

Genesis 12:11

and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou art a woman of beautiful appearance;

Genesis 18:12

and Abraham and Sarah are aged, entering into days -- the way of women hath ceased to be to Sarah;

Genesis 18:10

and he saith, 'returning I return unto thee, about the time of life, and lo, to Sarah thy wife a son.'

Genesis 18:15

And Sarah denieth, saying, 'I did not laugh;' for she hath been afraid; and He saith, 'Nay, but thou didst laugh.'

Genesis 17:17

And Abraham falleth upon his face, and laugheth, and saith in his heart, 'To the son of an hundred years is one born? or doth Sarah -- daughter of ninety years -- bear?'

Genesis 21:2

and Sarah conceiveth, and beareth a son to Abraham, to his old age, at the appointed time that God hath spoken of with him;

Genesis 20:2

and Abraham saith concerning Sarah his wife, 'She is my sister;' and Abimelech king of Gerar sendeth and taketh 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 saith unto Abraham, 'Sarai thy wife -- thou dost not call her name Sarai, for Sarah is her name;

Isaiah 51:2

Look attentively unto Abraham your father, And unto Sarah -- she bringeth you forth, For -- one -- I have called him, And I bless him, and multiply him.

Genesis 23:1

And the life of Sarah is a hundred and twenty and seven years -- years of the life of Sarah;

Genesis 21:9

and Sarah seeth the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she hath borne to Abraham, mocking,

Genesis 21:7

She saith also, 'Who hath said to Abraham, Sarah hath suckled sons, that I have born a son for his old age?'

Genesis 17:21

and My covenant I establish with Isaac, whom Sarah doth bear to thee at this appointed time in the next year;'

Genesis 25:1

And Abraham addeth and taketh a wife, and her name is Keturah;

Genesis 21:3

and Abraham calleth the name of his son who is born to him, whom Sarah hath born to him -- Isaac;

Genesis 21:5

And Abraham is a son of a hundred years in Isaac his son being born to him,

Genesis 18:9

And they say unto him, 'Where is Sarah thy wife?' and he saith, 'Lo -- in the tent;'

Genesis 18:13

and Sarah laugheth in her heart, saying, 'After I have waxed old I have had pleasure! -- my lord also is old!'

Genesis 16:1

And Sarai, Abram's wife, hath not borne to him, and she hath an handmaid, an Egyptian, and her name is Hagar;

Genesis 25:12

And these are births of Ishmael, Abraham's son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's handmaid, hath borne to Abraham;

Genesis 20:18

for Jehovah restraining had restrained every womb of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.

1 Chronicles 1:28

Sons of Abraham: Isaac and Ishmael.

Genesis 16:2

and Sarai saith unto Abram, 'Lo, I pray thee, Jehovah hath restrained me from bearing, go in, I pray thee, unto my handmaid; perhaps I am built up from her;' and Abram hearkeneth to the voice of Sarai.

Galatians 4:23

but he who is of the maid-servant, according to flesh hath been, and he who is of the free-woman, through the promise;

Genesis 21:10

and she saith to Abraham, 'Cast out this handmaid and her son; for the son of this handmaid hath no possession with my son -- with Isaac.'

Genesis 23:19

And after this hath Abraham buried Sarah his wife at the cave of the field of Machpelah before Mamre (which is Hebron), in the land of Canaan;

Genesis 20:14

And Abimelech taketh sheep and oxen, and servants and handmaids, and giveth to Abraham, and sendeth back to him Sarah his wife;

Genesis 21:12

and God saith unto Abraham, 'Let it not be wrong in thine eyes because of the youth, and because of thy handmaid: all that Sarah saith unto thee -- hearken to her voice, for in Isaac is a seed called to thee.

Genesis 16:4

and he goeth in unto Hagar, and she conceiveth, and she seeth that she hath conceived, and her mistress is lightly esteemed in her eyes.

Genesis 21:8

And the lad groweth, and is weaned, and Abraham maketh a great banquet in the day of Isaac's being weaned;

From Thematic Bible


Beauty » Instances of » Sarah

Genesis 12:11

and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou art a woman of beautiful appearance;

Devout mothers » Sarah

Genesis 21:6

and Sarah saith, 'God hath made laughter for me; every one who is hearing laugheth for me.'

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

Genesis 20:5

hath not he himself said to me, She is my sister! and she, even she herself, said, He is my brother; in the integrity of my heart, and in the innocency of my hands, I have done this.'

Genesis 20:16

and to Sarah he hath said, 'Lo, I have given a thousand silverlings to thy brother; lo, it is to thee a covering of eyes, to all who are with thee;' and by all this she is reasoned with.

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

Genesis 18:15

And Sarah denieth, saying, 'I did not laugh;' for she hath been afraid; and He saith, 'Nay, but thou didst laugh.'

Godly ancestry » Devout mothers » Sarah

Genesis 21:6

and Sarah saith, 'God hath made laughter for me; every one who is hearing laugheth for me.'

Home » Devout mothers » Sarah

Genesis 21:6

and Sarah saith, 'God hath made laughter for me; every one who is hearing laugheth for me.'

Lying » Exemplified » Sarah

Genesis 18:15

And Sarah denieth, saying, 'I did not laugh;' for she hath been afraid; and He saith, 'Nay, but thou didst laugh.'

Mothers » Devout » Sarah

Genesis 21:6

and Sarah saith, 'God hath made laughter for me; every one who is hearing laugheth for me.'

Name » Sarah

Genesis 17:15

And God saith unto Abraham, 'Sarai thy wife -- thou dost not call her name Sarai, for Sarah is her name;

Religion » Devout mothers » Sarah

Genesis 21:6

and Sarah saith, 'God hath made laughter for me; every one who is hearing laugheth for me.'

Responsibility » Attempts to shift » Sarah

Genesis 16:2

and Sarai saith unto Abram, 'Lo, I pray thee, Jehovah hath restrained me from bearing, go in, I pray thee, unto my handmaid; perhaps I am built up from her;' and Abram hearkeneth to the voice of Sarai.

Genesis 16:5

And Sarai saith unto Abram, 'My violence is for thee; I -- I have given mine handmaid into thy bosom, and she seeth that she hath conceived, and I am lightly esteemed in her eyes; Jehovah doth judge between me and thee.'

Sarah » Also called sarai » Her miraculous conception of isaac

Genesis 17:15-21

And God saith unto Abraham, 'Sarai thy wife -- thou dost not call her name Sarai, for Sarah is her name; and I have blessed her, and have also given to thee a son from her; and I have blessed her, and she hath become nations -- kings of peoples are from her.' And Abraham falleth upon his face, and laugheth, and saith in his heart, 'To the son of an hundred years is one born? or doth Sarah -- daughter of ninety years -- bear?' read more.
And Abraham saith unto God, 'O that Ishmael may live before Thee;' and God saith, 'Sarah thy wife is certainly bearing a son to thee, and thou hast called his name Isaac, and I have established My covenant with him, for a covenant age-during, to his seed after him. As to Ishmael, I have heard thee; lo, I have blessed him, and made him fruitful, and multiplied him, very exceedingly; twelve princes doth he beget, and I have made him become a great nation; and My covenant I establish with Isaac, whom Sarah doth bear to thee at this appointed time in the next year;'

Genesis 18:9-15

And they say unto him, 'Where is Sarah thy wife?' and he saith, 'Lo -- in the tent;' and he saith, 'returning I return unto thee, about the time of life, and lo, to Sarah thy wife a son.' And Sarah is hearkening at the opening of the tent, which is behind him; read more.
and Abraham and Sarah are aged, entering into days -- the way of women hath ceased to be to Sarah; and Sarah laugheth in her heart, saying, 'After I have waxed old I have had pleasure! -- my lord also is old!' And Jehovah saith unto Abraham, 'Why is this? Sarah hath laughed, saying, Is it true really -- I bear -- and I am aged? Is any thing too wonderful for Jehovah? at the appointed time I return unto thee, about the time of life, and Sarah hath a son.' And Sarah denieth, saying, 'I did not laugh;' for she hath been afraid; and He saith, 'Nay, but thou didst laugh.'

Sarah » Also called sarai » Character of

1 Peter 3:5-6

for thus once also the holy women who did hope on God, were adorning themselves, being subject to their own husbands, as Sarah was obedient to Abraham, calling him 'sir,' of whom ye did become daughters, doing good, and not fearing any terror.

Sarah » Also called sarai » Near of kin to abraham

Genesis 12:10-20

And there is a famine in the land, and Abram goeth down towards Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine is grievous in the land; and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou art a woman of beautiful appearance; and it hath come to pass that the Egyptians see thee, and they have said, 'This is his wife,' and they have slain me, and thee they keep alive: read more.
say, I pray thee, thou art my sister, so that it is well with me because of thee, and my soul hath lived for thy sake.' And it cometh to pass, at the entering of Abram into Egypt, that the Egyptians see the woman that she is exceeding fair; and princes of Pharaoh see her, and praise her unto Pharaoh, and the woman is taken to Pharaoh's house; and to Abram he hath done good because of her, and he hath sheep and oxen, and he-asses, and men-servants, and handmaids, and she-asses, and camels. And Jehovah plagueth Pharaoh and his house -- great plagues -- for the matter of Sarai, Abram's wife. And Pharaoh calleth for Abram, and saith, 'What is this thou hast done to me? why hast thou not declared to me that she is thy wife? Why hast thou said, She is my sister, and I take her to myself for a wife? and now, lo, thy wife, take and go.' And Pharaoh chargeth men concerning him, and they send him away, and his wife, an all that he hath.

Genesis 20:12

and also, truly she is my sister, daughter of my father, only not daughter of my mother, and she becometh my wife;

Sarah » Also called sarai » Her jealousy of hagar

Genesis 21:9-14

and Sarah seeth the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she hath borne to Abraham, mocking, and she saith to Abraham, 'Cast out this handmaid and her son; for the son of this handmaid hath no possession with my son -- with Isaac.' And the thing is very wrong in the eyes of Abraham, for his son's sake; read more.
and God saith unto Abraham, 'Let it not be wrong in thine eyes because of the youth, and because of thy handmaid: all that Sarah saith unto thee -- hearken to her voice, for in Isaac is a seed called to thee. As to the son of the handmaid also, for a nation I set him, because he is thy seed.' And Abraham riseth early in the morning, and taketh bread, and a bottle of water, and giveth unto Hagar (placing it on her shoulder), also the lad, and sendeth her out; and she goeth on, and goeth astray in the wilderness of Beer-Sheba;

Genesis 16:4-6

and he goeth in unto Hagar, and she conceiveth, and she seeth that she hath conceived, and her mistress is lightly esteemed in her eyes. And Sarai saith unto Abram, 'My violence is for thee; I -- I have given mine handmaid into thy bosom, and she seeth that she hath conceived, and I am lightly esteemed in her eyes; Jehovah doth judge between me and thee.' And Abram saith unto Sarai, 'Lo, thine handmaid is in thine hand, do to her that which is good in thine eyes;' and Sarai afflicted her, and she fleeth from her presence.

Sarah » Also called sarai » Wife of abraham

Genesis 12:5

And Abram taketh Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their substance that they have gained, and the persons that they have obtained in Charan; and they go out to go towards the land of Canaan; and they come in to the land of Canaan.

Genesis 11:29-31

And Abram and Nahor take to themselves wives; the name of Abram's wife is Sarai, and the name of Nahor's wife is Milcah, daughter of Haran, father of Milcah, and father of Iscah. And Sarai is barren -- she hath no child. And Terah taketh Abram his son, and Lot, son of Haran, his son's son, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, wife of Abram his son, and they go out with them from Ur of the Chaldees, to go towards the land of Canaan; and they come unto Charan, and dwell there.

Sarah » The ruling personality in the home

Genesis 21:10-12

and she saith to Abraham, 'Cast out this handmaid and her son; for the son of this handmaid hath no possession with my son -- with Isaac.' And the thing is very wrong in the eyes of Abraham, for his son's sake; and God saith unto Abraham, 'Let it not be wrong in thine eyes because of the youth, and because of thy handmaid: all that Sarah saith unto thee -- hearken to her voice, for in Isaac is a seed called to thee.

Sarah » Again disbelieves God's promise

Genesis 18:12-15

and Abraham and Sarah are aged, entering into days -- the way of women hath ceased to be to Sarah; and Sarah laugheth in her heart, saying, 'After I have waxed old I have had pleasure! -- my lord also is old!' And Jehovah saith unto Abraham, 'Why is this? Sarah hath laughed, saying, Is it true really -- I bear -- and I am aged? Is any thing too wonderful for Jehovah? at the appointed time I return unto thee, about the time of life, and Sarah hath a son.' read more.
And Sarah denieth, saying, 'I did not laugh;' for she hath been afraid; and He saith, 'Nay, but thou didst laugh.'

Sarah » The mother of nations

Genesis 17:15-16

And God saith unto Abraham, 'Sarai thy wife -- thou dost not call her name Sarai, for Sarah is her name; and I have blessed her, and have also given to thee a son from her; and I have blessed her, and she hath become nations -- kings of peoples are from her.'

Sarah » Brings family trouble upon herself

Genesis 16:5-6

And Sarai saith unto Abram, 'My violence is for thee; I -- I have given mine handmaid into thy bosom, and she seeth that she hath conceived, and I am lightly esteemed in her eyes; Jehovah doth judge between me and thee.' And Abram saith unto Sarai, 'Lo, thine handmaid is in thine hand, do to her that which is good in thine eyes;' and Sarai afflicted her, and she fleeth from her presence.

Sarah » In spite of her infirmities honoured of God

Genesis 17:15

And God saith unto Abraham, 'Sarai thy wife -- thou dost not call her name Sarai, for Sarah is her name;

Sarah » Mentioned in the roll of bible worthies

Sarah » Beautiful

Genesis 12:11

and it cometh to pass as he hath drawn near to enter Egypt, that he saith unto Sarai his wife, 'Lo, I pray thee, I have known that thou art a woman of beautiful appearance;

Sarah » Also called sarai » Death and burial of

Genesis 25:10

the field which Abraham bought from the sons of Heth -- there hath Abraham been buried, and Sarah his wife.

Sarah » Also called sarai » Gives birth to isaac

Genesis 21:3

and Abraham calleth the name of his son who is born to him, whom Sarah hath born to him -- Isaac;

Genesis 21:6-8

and Sarah saith, 'God hath made laughter for me; every one who is hearing laugheth for me.' She saith also, 'Who hath said to Abraham, Sarah hath suckled sons, that I have born a son for his old age?' And the lad groweth, and is weaned, and Abraham maketh a great banquet in the day of Isaac's being 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 journeyeth from thence toward the land of the south, and dwelleth between Kadesh and Shur, and sojourneth in Gerar; and Abraham saith concerning Sarah his wife, 'She is my sister;' and Abimelech king of Gerar sendeth and taketh Sarah. And God cometh in unto Abimelech in a dream of the night, and saith to him, 'Lo, thou art a dead man, because of the woman whom thou hast taken -- and she married to a husband.' read more.
And Abimelech hath not drawn near unto her, and he saith, 'Lord, also a righteous nation dost thou slay? hath not he himself said to me, She is my sister! and she, even she herself, said, He is my brother; in the integrity of my heart, and in the innocency of my hands, I have done this.' And God saith unto him in the dream, 'Yea, I -- I have known that in the integrity of thy heart thou hast done this, and I withhold thee, even I, from sinning against Me, therefore I have not suffered thee to come against her; and now send back the man's wife, for he is inspired, and he doth pray for thee, and live thou; and if thou do not send back, know that dying thou dost die, thou, and all that thou hast.' And Abimelech riseth early in the morning, and calleth for all his servants, and speaketh all these words in their ears; and the men fear exceedingly; and Abimelech calleth for Abraham, and saith to him, 'What hast thou done to us? and what have I sinned against thee, that thou hast brought upon me, and upon my kingdom, a great sin? works which are not done thou hast done with me.' Abimelech also saith unto Abraham, 'What hast thou seen that thou hast done this thing?' And Abraham saith, 'Because I said, 'Surely the fear of God is not in this place, and they have slain me for the sake of my wife; and also, truly she is my sister, daughter of my father, only not daughter of my mother, and she becometh my wife; and it cometh to pass, when God hath caused me to wander from my father's house, that I say to her, This is thy kindness which thou dost with me: at every place whither we come, say of me, He is my brother.' And Abimelech taketh sheep and oxen, and servants and handmaids, and giveth to Abraham, and sendeth back to him Sarah his wife;

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

Genesis 16:1-3

And Sarai, Abram's wife, hath not borne to him, and she hath an handmaid, an Egyptian, and her name is Hagar; and Sarai saith unto Abram, 'Lo, I pray thee, Jehovah hath restrained me from bearing, go in, I pray thee, unto my handmaid; perhaps I am built up from her;' and Abram hearkeneth to the voice of Sarai. And Sarai, Abram's wife, taketh Hagar the Egyptian, her handmaid, at the end of the tenth year of Abram's dwelling in the land of Canaan, and giveth her to Abram her husband, to him for a wife,

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

Genesis 17:15

And God saith unto Abraham, 'Sarai thy wife -- thou dost not call her name Sarai, for Sarah is her name;

Temptation » Yielding to temptation » Sarah » Lies

Genesis 12:13

say, I pray thee, thou art my sister, so that it is well with me because of thee, and my soul hath lived for thy sake.'

Genesis 18:13-15

and Sarah laugheth in her heart, saying, 'After I have waxed old I have had pleasure! -- my lord also is old!' And Jehovah saith unto Abraham, 'Why is this? Sarah hath laughed, saying, Is it true really -- I bear -- and I am aged? Is any thing too wonderful for Jehovah? at the appointed time I return unto thee, about the time of life, and Sarah hath a son.' And Sarah denieth, saying, 'I did not laugh;' for she hath been afraid; and He saith, 'Nay, but thou didst laugh.'

Genesis 20:13

and it cometh to pass, when God hath caused me to wander from my father's house, that I say to her, This is thy kindness which thou dost with me: at every place whither we come, say of me, He is my brother.'

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