'Conceived' in the Bible
Adam was intimate with his wife Eve, and she conceived and gave birth to Cain. She said, “I have had a male child with the Lord’s help.”
Cain was intimate with his wife, and she conceived and gave birth to Enoch. Then Cain became the builder of a city, and he named the city Enoch after his son.
Then the Angel of the Lord said to her:You have conceived and will have a son.You will name him Ishmael,for the Lord has heard your cry of affliction.
Isaac prayed to the Lord on behalf of his wife because she was childless. The Lord heard his prayer, and his wife Rebekah conceived.
Leah conceived, gave birth to a son, and named him Reuben, for she said, “The Lord has seen my affliction; surely my husband will love me now.”
She conceived again, gave birth to a son, and said, “The Lord heard that I am unloved and has given me this son also.” So she named him Simeon.
She conceived again, gave birth to a son, and said, “At last, my husband will become attached to me because I have borne three sons for him.” Therefore he was named Levi.
And she conceived again, gave birth to a son, and said, “This time I will praise the Lord.” Therefore she named him Judah. Then Leah stopped having children.
God listened to Leah, and she conceived and bore Jacob a fifth son.
Then Leah conceived again and bore Jacob a sixth son.
She conceived and bore a son, and said, “God has taken away my shame.”
After some time, Hannah conceived and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, because she said, “I requested him from the Lord.”
The Lord paid attention to Hannah’s need, and she conceived and gave birth to three sons and two daughters. Meanwhile, the boy Samuel grew up in the presence of the Lord.
The woman conceived and sent word to inform David: “I am pregnant.”
The woman conceived and gave birth to a son at the same time the following year, as Elisha had promised her.
He slept with his wife, and she conceived and gave birth to a son. So he named him Beriah, because there had been misfortune in his home.
May the day I was born perish,and the night when they said,“A boy is conceived.”
Indeed, I was guilty when I was born;I was sinful when my mother conceived me.
I had just passed themwhen I found the one I love.I held on to him and would not let him gountil I brought him to my mother’s house—to the chamber of the one who conceived me.
Y Who is this coming up from the wilderness,leaning on the one she loves?W I awakened you under the apricot tree.There your mother conceived you;there she conceived and gave you birth.
I was then intimate with the prophetess, and she conceived and gave birth to a son. The Lord said to me, “Name him Maher-shalal-hash-baz,
So he went and married Gomer daughter of Diblaim, and she conceived and bore him a son.
She conceived again and gave birth to a daughter, and the Lord said to him:Name her No Compassion,for I will no longer have compassionon the house of Israel.I will certainly take them away.
After Gomer had weaned No Compassion, she conceived and gave birth to a son.
Yes, their mother is promiscuous;she conceived them and acted shamefully.For she thought, “I will go after my lovers,the men who give me my food and water,my wool and flax, my oil and drink.”
But after he had considered these things, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, don’t be afraid to take Mary as your wife, because what has been conceived in her is by the Holy Spirit.
After these days his wife Elizabeth conceived and kept herself in seclusion for five months. She said,
And consider your relative Elizabeth—even she has conceived a son in her old age, and this is the sixth month for her who was called childless.
When the eight days were completed for His circumcision, He was named Jesus—the name given by the angel before He was conceived.
Then after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin, and when sin is fully grown, it gives birth to death.