Genesis 18:9-15 CSB

Sarah Laughs

9 "Where is your wife Sarah?" they asked him. "There, in the tent," he answered.

References for Genesis 18:9

      10 The Lord said, "I will certainly come back to you in about a year's time, and your wife Sarah will have a son!"a Now Sarah was listening at the entrance of the tent behind him.

      References for Genesis 18:10

        • h 18:10 - Gn 17:10; 21:1
          11 Abraham and Sarah were old and getting on in years.b Sarah had passed the age of childbearing.c

          References for Genesis 18:11

            • i 18:11 - Lit days
            • j 18:11 - Lit The way of women had ceased for Sarah
              12 So she laughed to herself: "After I have become shriveled up and my lord is old, will I have delight?"
              13 But the Lord asked Abraham, "Why did Sarah laugh, saying, 'Can I really have a baby when I'm old?'
              14 Is anything impossible for the Lord? At the appointed time I will come back to you, and in about a year she will have a son."
              15 Sarah denied it. "I did not laugh," she said, because she was afraid. But He replied, "No, you did laugh."