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Genesis 18:12

    Genesis 18:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And Sarah, laughing to herself, said, Now that I am used up am I still to have pleasure, my husband himself being old?

    Webster's Revision

    And Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

    World English Bible

    Sarah laughed within herself, saying, "After I have grown old will I have pleasure, my lord being old also?"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

    Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 18:12

    Sarah laughed - Partly through pleasure at the bare idea of the possibility of the thing, and partly from a conviction that it was extremely improbable. She appears to have been in the same spirit, and to have had the same feelings of those who, unexpectedly hearing of something of great consequence to themselves, smile and say, "The news is too good to be true;", see Genesis 21:6. There is a case very similar to this mentioned Psalm 126:1, Psalm 126:2. On Abraham's laughing, See note on Genesis 17:17.