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Genesis 17: 16-21
God promises a son to Abraham and Sarah in order to maintain His covenant that Abraham's descendents would be as numerous as the stars.
Genesis 25: 21
Isaac prayed to God on behalf of his wife, Rebekah, who was sterile and she bore twin sons.
Judges 13: 2-8
Though Manoah's wife is barren, she bears a son who will deliver Israel from the Philistines, Samson.
1 Samuel 1: 1-28
The prayer of Hannah is answered when she conceives a son whom she dedicates to the Lord.
Luke 1: 5-17, 57-80
An angel of the Lord appears to Zechariah to tell him that his wife Elizabeth, even though barren and advanced in years, will bear a son, John the Baptist.
For further reading, see Infertility Resource Page.
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