2 And Sarai said to Abram, "Behold now, the LORD has prevented me from bearing children. Go in to my servant; it may be that I shall obtain children by her." And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.
31 When the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb, but Rachel was barren.
5 But to Hannah he gave a double portion, because he loved her, though the LORD had closed her womb.
3 And the angel of the LORD appeared to the woman and said to her, "Behold, you are barren and have not borne children, but you shall conceive and bear a son.