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Genesis 21:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— For Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So Sarah conceived and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the appointed time of which God had spoken to him.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— For Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Sarah conceived, and bore Abraham a son in his old age, at the appointed time of which God had spoken to him.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So, Sarah, conceived and bare, to Abraham, a son, for his old age,—at the set time, of which God had spoken with him.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Sarah conceiveth, and beareth a son to Abraham, to his old age, at the appointed time that God hath spoken of with him;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And she conceived and bore a son in her old age, at the time that God had foretold her.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— For Sarah conceiued, and bare Abraham a sonne in his old age, at the set time, of which God had spoken to him.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And she conceived and bore to Abraham{gr.Abraam} a son in old age, at the set time according as the Lord spoke to him.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— For Sarah conceived, and bare Avraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which Elohim had spoken to him.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
For r שָׂרָה 8283
{8283} Prime
שָׂרָה
Sarah
{saw-raw'}
The same as H8282; Sarah, Abraham's wife.
conceived, 2029
{2029} Prime
הָרָה
harah
{haw-raw'}
A primitive root; to be (or become) pregnant, conceive (literally of figuratively).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
and bare 3205
{3205} Prime
יָלַד
yalad
{yaw-lad'}
A primitive root; to bear young; causatively to beget; medically to act as midwife; specifically to show lineage.
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Avrhm אַברָהָם 85
{0085} Prime
אַבְרָהָם
'Abraham
{ab-raw-hawm'}
Contracted from H0001 and an unused root (probably meaning to be populous); father of a multitude; Abraham, the later name of Abram.
a son 1121
{1121} Prime
בֵּן
ben
{bane}
From H1129; a son (as a builder of the family name), in the widest sense (of literal and figurative relationship, including grandson, subject, nation, quality or condition, etc., (like H0001, H0251, etc.).
in his old age, 2208
{2208} Prime
זָקוּן
zaqun
{zaw-koon'}
Properly passive participle of H2204 (used only in the plural as a noun); old age.
at the set time 4150
{4150} Prime
מוֹעֵד
mow`ed
{mo-ade'}
From H3259; properly an appointment, that is, a fixed time or season; specifically a festival; conventionally a year; by implication, an assembly (as convened for a definite purpose); technically the congregation; by extension, the place of meeting; also a signal (as appointed beforehand).
of which x834
(0834) Complement
אֲשֶׁר
'asher
{ash-er'}
A primitive relative pronoun (of every gender and number); who, which, what, that; also (as adverb and conjunction) when, where, how, because, in order that, etc.
lhm אֱלֹהִים 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
had spoken 1696
{1696} Prime
דִּבֵּר
dabar
{daw-bar'}
A primitive root; perhaps properly to arrange; but used figuratively (of words) to speak; rarely (in a destructive sense) to subdue.
z8765
<8765> Grammar
Stem - Piel (See H8840)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 2121
to him.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 21:1-8.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Genesis 21:2

Sarah conceived — Sarah by faith, received strength to conceive, Hebrews 11:11. God therefore, by promise, gave that strength. Abraham was old, and Sarah old, and both as good as dead, and then the word of God took place.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Genesis 21:2

For Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son in his (a) old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him.

(a) Therefore the miracle was greater.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
conceived:

2 Kings 4:16-17 And he said, About this season, according to the time of life, thou shalt embrace a son. And she said, Nay, my lord, [thou] man of God, do not lie unto thine handmaid. ... And the woman conceived, and bare a son at that season that Elisha had said unto her, according to the time of life.
Luke 1:24-25 And after those days his wife Elisabeth conceived, and hid herself five months, saying, ... Thus hath the Lord dealt with me in the days wherein he looked on [me], to take away my reproach among men.
Luke 1:36 And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she hath also conceived a son in her old age: and this is the sixth month with her, who was called barren.
Acts 7:8 And he gave him the covenant of circumcision: and so [Abraham] begat Isaac, and circumcised him the eighth day; and Isaac [begat] Jacob; and Jacob [begat] the twelve patriarchs.
Galatians 4:22 For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman.
Hebrews 11:11 Through faith also Sara herself received strength to conceive seed, and was delivered of a child when she was past age, because she judged him faithful who had promised.

at the set:

Genesis 17:19 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.
Genesis 17:21 But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, which Sarah shall bear unto thee at this set time in the next year.
Genesis 18:10 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] behind him.
Genesis 18:14 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.
Romans 9:9 For this [is] the word of promise, At this time will I come, and Sara shall have a son.
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Gn 17:19, 21; 18:10, 14. 2K 4:16. Lk 1:24, 36. Ac 7:8. Ro 9:9. Ga 4:22. He 11:11.

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