Genesis 11:30
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New International Version
Now Sarai was childless because she was not able to conceive.

King James Bible
But Sarai was barren; she had no child.

Darby Bible Translation
And Sarai was barren: she had no child.

World English Bible
Sarai was barren. She had no child.

Young's Literal Translation
And Sarai is barren -- she hath no child.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Milcah, the daughter of Haran - Many suppose Sarai and Iscah are the same person under two different names; but this is improbable, as Iscah is expressly said to be the daughter of Haran, and Sarai was the daughter of Terah, and half sister of Abram.

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Genesis 15:2,3 And Abram said, LORD God, what will you give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus...

Genesis 16:1,2 Now Sarai Abram's wife bore him no children: and she had an handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar...

Genesis 18:11,12 Now Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age; and it ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women...

Genesis 21:1,2 And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did to Sarah as he had spoken...

Genesis 25:21 And Isaac entreated the LORD for his wife, because she was barren: and the LORD was entreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.

Genesis 29:31 And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb: but Rachel was barren.

Genesis 30:1,2 And when Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and said to Jacob, Give me children, or else I die...

Judges 13:2 And there was a certain man of Zorah, of the family of the Danites, whose name was Manoah; and his wife was barren, and bore not.

1 Samuel 1:2 And he had two wives; the name of the one was Hannah, and the name of the other Peninnah: and Peninnah had children...

Psalm 113:9 He makes the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise you the LORD.

Luke 1:7,36 And they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren, and they both were now well stricken in years...

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The Church.
FROM THE PREFACE TO THE "HOLY CITY." UPON a certain First-day, I being together with my brethren in our prison-chamber, they expected that, according to our custom, something should be spoken out of the word for our mutual edification; but at that time I felt myself--it being my turn to speak--so empty, spiritless, and barren, that I thought I should not have been able to speak among them so much as five words of truth, with life and evidence: but at last it so fell out that providentially I cast
John Bunyan—The Riches of Bunyan

The First Chaldaean Empire and the Hyksos in Egypt
Syria: the part played by it in the ancient world--Babylon and the first Chaldaean empire--The dominion of the Hyksos: Ahmosis. Some countries seem destined from their origin to become the battle-fields of the contending nations which environ them. Into such regions, and to their cost, neighbouring peoples come from century to century to settle their quarrels and bring to an issue the questions of supremacy which disturb their little corner of the world. The nations around are eager for the possession
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 4

Cross References
Genesis 16:1
Now Sarai, Abram's wife, had borne him no children. But she had an Egyptian slave named Hagar;

Genesis 11:31
Terah took his son Abram, his grandson Lot son of Haran, and his daughter-in-law Sarai, the wife of his son Abram, and together they set out from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to Canaan. But when they came to Harran, they settled there.

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