Genesis 20:17
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New Living Translation
Then Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech, his wife, and his female servants, so they could have children.

King James Bible
So Abraham prayed unto God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maidservants; and they bare children.

Darby Bible Translation
And Abraham prayed to God, and God healed Abimelech, and his wife and his handmaids, and they bore children.

World English Bible
Abraham prayed to God. God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his female servants, and they bore children.

Young's Literal Translation
And Abraham prayeth unto God, and God healeth Abimelech and his wife, and his handmaids, and they bear:

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Annunciation to Joseph of the Birth of Jesus.
(at Nazareth, b.c. 5.) ^A Matt. I. 18-25. ^a 18 Now the birth [The birth of Jesus is to handled with reverential awe. We are not to probe into its mysteries with presumptuous curiosity. The birth of common persons is mysterious enough (Eccl. ix. 5; Ps. cxxxix. 13-16), and we do not well, therefore, if we seek to be wise above what is written as to the birth of the Son of God] of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When his mother Mary had been betrothed [The Jews were usually betrothed ten or twelve months
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Genesis
The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
James 5:16
Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results.

Numbers 12:13
So Moses cried out to the LORD, "O God, I beg you, please heal her!"

Numbers 21:7
Then the people came to Moses and cried out, "We have sinned by speaking against the LORD and against you. Pray that the LORD will take away the snakes." So Moses prayed for the people.

Job 42:8
So take seven bulls and seven rams and go to my servant Job and offer a burnt offering for yourselves. My servant Job will pray for you, and I will accept his prayer on your behalf. I will not treat you as you deserve, for you have not spoken accurately about me, as my servant Job has."

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