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and so she said to Abram, "The LORD has kept me from having children. Why don't you sleep with my slave? Perhaps she can have a child for me." Abram agreed with what Sarai said.
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She said to her husband: Behold, the Lord hath restrained me from bearing: go in unto my handmaid, it may be I may have children of her at least. And when he agreed to her request,
Genesis 17:16 And I will bless her, and of her I will give thee a son, whom I will bless, and he shall become nations, and kings of people shall spring from him.
Genesis 18:10 And he said to him: I will return and come to thee at this time, life accompanying, and Sara, thy wife, shall have a son. Which when Sara heard, she laughed behind the door of the tent.
Genesis 20:18 For the Lord had closed up every womb of the house of Abimelech, on account of Sara, Abraham's wife.
Genesis 25:21 And Isaac besought the Lord for his wife, because she was barren: and he heard him, and made Rebecca to conceive.
Genesis 30:2,3,9,22 And Jacob being angry with her, answered: Am I as God, who hath deprived thee of the fruit of thy womb? . . .
Psalm 127:3 Behold the inheritance of the Lord are children: the reward, the fruit of the womb.
Hebrews be builded.
Genesis 30:3,6 But she said: I have here my servant Bala: go in unto her, that she may bear upon my knees, and I may have children by her. . . .
Exodus 21:4 But if his master gave him a wife, and she hath borne sons and daughters; the woman and her children shall be her master's: but he himself shall go out with his raiment.
Ruth 4:11 Then all the people that were in the gate, and the ancients, answered: We are witnesses: The Lord make this woman who cometh into thy house, like Rachel, and Lia, who built up the house of Israel: that she may be an example of virtue in Ephrata, and may have a famous name in Bethlehem:
Genesis 3:1-6,12,17 Now the serpent was more subtle than any of the beasts of the earth which the Lord God had made. And he said to the woman: Why hath God commanded you, that you should not eat of every tree of paradise? . . .
ContextThe Birth of Ishmael
1Now Sarai, the wife of Abram, had brought forth no children: but having a handmaid, an Egyptian, named Agar, 2She said to her husband: Behold, the Lord hath restrained me from bearing: go in unto my handmaid, it may be I may have children of her at least. And when he agreed to her request,3She took Agar the Egyptian her handmaid, ten years after they first dwelt in the land of Chanaan, and gave her to her husband to wife.…
And the elder said to the younger: Our father is old, and there is no man left on the earth, to come in unto us after the manner of the whole earth.
But she said: I have here my servant Bala: go in unto her, that she may bear upon my knees, and I may have children by her.
And she gave him Bala in marriage: who,
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