Genesis 18:14

“Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Genesis 18:14

Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed will I returne vnto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall haue a sonne.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Is anything too difficult for the LORD? At the appointed time I will return to you, at this time next year, and Sarah will have a son."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Is anything too hard for Jehovah? At the set time I will return unto thee, when the season cometh round, and Sarah shall have a son.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Is there any wonder which the Lord is not able to do? At the time I said, in the spring, I will come back to you, and Sarah will have a child.
- Basic English Bible

Is [any] matter too wonderful for Jehovah? At the time appointed I will return to thee, at [this] time of the year, and Sarah shall have a son.
- Darby Bible

Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return to thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.
- Webster's Bible

Is anything too hard for Yahweh? At the set time I will return to you, when the season comes round, and Sarah will have a son."
- World English Bible

And Jehovah saith unto Abraham, `Why [is] this? Sarah hath laughed, saying, Is it true really -- I bear -- and I am aged? Is any thing too wonderful for Jehovah? at the appointed time I return unto thee, about the time of life, and Sarah hath a son.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Is any thing too hard for the LORD. At the set time I will return unto thee, when the season cometh round, and Sarah shall have a son.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Genesis 18:14

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 18:14


18:12 Sarah laughed within herself - It was not a laughter of faith, like Abraham's, #Ge 17:17|, but a laughter of doubting and distrust. The great objection which Sarah could not get over was her age. I am waxed old, and past child - bearing in a course of nature, especially having been hitherto barren, and which magnifies the difficulty, My lord is old also. Observe here, That Sarah calls Abraham her lord, and the Holy Ghost takes notice of it to her honour, and recommends it to the imitation of all Christian wives, #1Pe 3:6|. Sarah obeyed Abraham calling him lord, in token of respect and subjection.


Discussion for Genesis 18:14

  • Stanley david on Genesis 18:14
    God is God He remains the regardless of the circumstance we find ourselve amen
  • BSP on Genesis 18:14
    This is a very comforting verse to consider when we are going through hard times and may see no way out. Nothing is to great for Jehovah to handle or take care of. Things that may seem impossible from a human standpoint are not impossible for Jehovah.
  • Nwaogwugwu Gabriel on Genesis 18:14
    "Sarah", looking at her age, doubted to be pregnant, the Bible said that she laughed... Meaning that.... ''can it be'', she must have forgotten that God is the omnipotent (The one who has the ability to accomplish His will). At the appointed time.
  • Germina Mokwele on Genesis 18:14
    I think the verse is very helpful in times.of challenges that the world does not offer solutions to. The problems that people declare impossible, incurable diseases etc we should always know that with God everything is possible n quiet easier.


 

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