Genesis 21:6

“And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that heare, will laugh with me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Sarah said, "God has made laughter for me; everyone who hears will laugh with me."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh. Every one that heareth will laugh with me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And Sarah said, God has given me cause for laughing, and everyone who has news of it will be laughing with me.
- Basic English Bible

And Sarah said, God has made me laugh: all that hear will laugh with me.
- Darby Bible

And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me.
- Webster's Bible

Sarah said, "God has made me laugh. Everyone who hears will laugh with me."
- World English Bible

and Sarah saith, `God hath made laughter for me; every one who is hearing laugheth for me.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Sarah said: 'God hath made laughter for me; every one that heareth will laugh on account of me.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Genesis 21:6


21:6 And Sarah said, God has made me to laugh - He hath given me both cause to rejoice, and a heart to rejoice. And it adds to the comfort of any mercy to have our friends rejoice with us in it, See #Luke 1:58|. They that hear will laugh with me - Others will rejoice in this instance of God's power and goodness, and be encouraged to trust in him.


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