Genesis 21:1-7

The Birth of Isaac

1 Now the LORD was gracious to Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did for Sarah what he had promised.
2 Sarah became pregnant and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the very time God had promised him.
3 Abraham gave the name Isaac[a] to the son Sarah bore him.
4 When his son Isaac was eight days old, Abraham circumcised him, as God commanded him.
5 Abraham was a hundred years old when his son Isaac was born to him.
6 Sarah said, “God has brought me laughter, and everyone who hears about this will laugh with me.”
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.”

Cross References 10

  • 1. 1 Samuel 2:21
  • 2. S Genesis 8:1; S Genesis 17:16,21; Genesis 18:14; Galatians 4:23; Hebrews 11:11
  • 3. S Genesis 17:19; S Genesis 30:6
  • 4. Galatians 4:22; Hebrews 11:11
  • 5. S Genesis 18:10
  • 6. S Genesis 16:11; S Genesis 17:19; Joshua 24:3
  • 7. Genesis 17:10,12; Acts 7:8
  • 8. S Genesis 12:4; Hebrews 6:15
  • 9. Genesis 17:17; Job 8:21; Psalms 126:2; Isaiah 12:6; Isaiah 35:2; Isaiah 44:23; Isaiah 52:9; Isaiah 54:1
  • 10. S Genesis 17:17

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. "Isaac" means "he laughs."
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