New Living Translation
For the LORD had caused all the women to be infertile because of what happened with Abraham's wife, Sarah.
King James Bible
For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah Abraham's wife.
Darby Bible Translation
For Jehovah had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech because of Sarah Abraham's wife.
World English Bible
For Yahweh had closed up tight all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.
Young's Literal Translation
for Jehovah restraining had restrained every womb of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham's wife.
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LibraryAnnunciation 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
But the LORD sent terrible plagues upon Pharaoh and his household because of Sarai, Abram's wife.
Then Jacob became furious with Rachel. "Am I God?" he asked. "He's the one who has kept you from having children!"
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