“Thus hath the Lord dealt with me in the days wherein he looked on me, to take away my reproach among men.”
King James Version (KJV)
1:25 He looked upon me to take away my reproach - Barrenness was a great reproach among the Jews. Because fruitfulness was promised to the righteous.
Lu 1:25 To take away my reproach. To be childless was regarded a great calamity in Israel. Compare Ge 16:1-3 30:1.