And God said unto Abraham, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall
her name be
Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child
be born unto him that is an hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?
And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and
with his seed after him.
But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, which Sarah shall bear unto thee at this set time in the next year.
And Abraham hastened into the tent unto Sarah, and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it
, and make cakes upon the hearth.
And they said unto him, Where is
Sarah thy wife? And he said, Behold, in the tent.
And he said, I will certainly return unto thee according to the time of life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have a son. And Sarah heard it
in the tent door, which was
Now Abraham and Sarah were
well stricken in age; and
it ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women.
Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?
And the LORD said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, which am old?
Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.
Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.
And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is
my sister: and Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.
And Abimelech took sheep, and oxen, and menservants, and womenservants, and gave them
unto Abraham, and restored him Sarah his wife.
And unto Sarah he said, Behold, I have given thy brother a thousand pieces
of silver: behold, he is
to thee a covering of the eyes, unto all that are
with thee, and with all other
: thus she was reproved.
For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah Abraham's wife.
And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did unto Sarah as he had spoken.
For Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him.
And Abraham called the name of his son that was born unto him, whom Sarah bare to him, Isaac.
And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that
all that hear will laugh with me.
And she said, Who would have said unto Abraham, that Sarah should have given children suck? for I have born him
a son in his old age.
And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, which she had born unto Abraham, mocking.
And God said unto Abraham, Let it not be grievous in thy sight because of the lad, and because of thy bondwoman; in all that Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken unto her voice; for in Isaac shall thy seed be called.
And Sarah was an hundred and seven and twenty years old: these were
the years of the life of Sarah.
And Sarah died in Kirjatharba; the same is
Hebron in the land of Canaan: and Abraham came to mourn for Sarah, and to weep for her.
And after this, Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah before Mamre: the same is
Hebron in the land of Canaan.
And Sarah my master's wife bare a son to my master when she was old: and unto him hath he given all that he hath.
And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death
The field which Abraham purchased of the sons of Heth: there was Abraham buried, and Sarah his wife.
Now these are
the generations of Ishmael, Abraham's son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's handmaid, bare unto Abraham:
And afterward came out his brother, that had the scarlet thread upon his hand: and his name was called Zarah.
There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife; and there I buried Leah.
And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were
bitter: therefore the name of it was called Marah.
And the name of the daughter of Asher was
And they departed from before Pihahiroth, and passed through the midst of the sea into the wilderness, and went three days' journey in the wilderness of Etham, and pitched in Marah.
And they removed from Marah, and came unto Elim: and in Elim were
twelve fountains of water, and threescore and ten palm trees; and they pitched there.
And they departed from Tahath, and pitched at Tarah.
And they removed from Tarah, and pitched in Mithcah.
From the south, all the land of the Canaanites, and Mearah that is
beside the Sidonians, unto Aphek, to the borders of the Amorites:
And Gideon sent messengers throughout all mount Ephraim, saying, Come down against the Midianites, and take before them the waters unto Bethbarah and Jordan. Then all the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, and took the waters unto Bethbarah and Jordan.
1 Chronicles 2:
Jerahmeel had also another wife, whose name was
Atarah; she was
the mother of Onam.
1 Chronicles 4:
And Ashur the father of Tekoa had two wives, Helah and Naarah.
1 Chronicles 4:
And Naarah bare him Ahuzam, and Hepher, and Temeni, and Haahashtari. These were
the sons of Naarah.
1 Chronicles 8:
Now Benjamin begat Bela his firstborn, Ashbel the second, and Aharah the third,
1 Chronicles 9:
And Ahaz begat Jarah; and Jarah begat Alemeth, and Azmaveth, and Zimri; and Zimri begat Moza;
The children of Arah, seven hundred seventy and five.
For there were
many in Judah sworn unto him, because he was
the son in law of Shechaniah the son of Arah; and his son Johanan had taken the daughter of Meshullam the son of Berechiah.
The children of Arah, six hundred fifty and two.
Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that
bare you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.
Ares - : they correspond to the 775 ( Ezra 2:5 ) or 652 ( Nehemiah 7:10 ) children of Arah
Arah - Arah
Marcheshvan - Assyrian, Arah Samna, "eighth month," ...
a'Rah - (1 Chronicles 7:39 ) ...
The sons of Arah returned with Zerubbabel in number 775 according to (Ezra 2:5 ) but 652 according to (Nehemiah 7:10 ) (B
Shechaniah - Son of Arah and father-in-law to Tobiah
Tobiah - He himself was the son-in-law of Shechaniah the son of Arah, Nehemiah 6:17, and these family relations created for him a strong faction among the Jews
Meadow - "Out of the meadows of Gibeah" (Judges 20:38): ma'areeh ; rather, "from the naked (from 'Arah 'to strip of trees) plains of Gibeah. " The Peshito Syriac, reads the vowel points slightly different, me'Arah , "the cave
Eve - ChawwÃ¢h ; the name probably denotes ‘life’: other proposed explanations are ‘life-giving,’ ‘living,’ ‘kinship,’ and some would connect it with an Arah
Tobi'ah - (Nehemiah 6:18 ) He himself was the son-in-law of Shechaniah the son of Arah, (Nehemiah 6:17 ) and these family relations created for him a strong faction among the Jews
Pomegranate - POMEGRANATE ( rimmÃ´n , Arah