Genesis 21:1-7 NIV

The Birth of Isaac

1 Now the LORD was gracious to Sarah1 as he had said, and the LORD did for Sarah what he had promised.2

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2 Sarah became pregnant and bore a son3 to Abraham in his old age,4 at the very time God had promised him.5

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3 Abraham gave the name Isaaca6 to the son Sarah bore him.

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    • a 21:3 - "Isaac" means "he laughs."
      4 When his son Isaac was eight days old, Abraham circumcised him,7 as God commanded him.

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      5 Abraham was a hundred years old8 when his son Isaac was born to him.

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      6 Sarah said, "God has brought me laughter,9 and everyone who hears about this will laugh with me."

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      7 And she added, "Who would have said to Abraham that Sarah would nurse children? Yet I have borne him a son in his old age."10

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