Abraham and Sarah - King James Version After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and thy exceeding great reward.
 And Abram said, Lord GOD, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus?
 And Abram said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and, lo, one born in my house is mine heir.
 And, behold, the word of the LORD came unto him, saying, This shall not be thine heir; but he that shall come forth out of thine own bowels shall be thine heir.
 And he brought him forth abroad, and said, Look now toward heaven, and tell the stars, if thou be able to number them: and he said unto him, So shall thy seed be.
 And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness.
17:1-8,15-19 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.
 And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.
 And Abram fell on his face: and God talked with him, saying,
 As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many nations.
 Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; for a father of many nations have I made thee.
 And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.
 And I will establish my covenant between me and thee and thy seed after thee in their generations for an everlasting covenant, to be a God unto thee, and to thy seed after thee.
 And I will give unto thee, and to thy seed after thee, the land wherein thou art a stranger, all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession; and I will be their God.
 And God said unto Abraham, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be.
 And I will bless her, and give thee a son also of her: yea, I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of people shall be of her.
 Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is an hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?
 And Abraham said unto God, O that Ishmael might live before thee!
 And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed; and thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his seed after him.
18:1- 5,9-14 And the LORD appeared unto him in the plains of Mamre: and he sat in the tent door in the heat of the day;
 And he lift up his eyes and looked, and, lo, three men stood by him: and when he saw them, he ran to meet them from the tent door, and bowed himself toward the ground,
 And said, My Lord, if now I have found favour in thy sight, pass not away, I pray thee, from thy servant:
 Let a little water, I pray you, be fetched, and wash your feet, and rest yourselves under the tree:
 And I will fetch a morsel of bread, and comfort ye your hearts; after that ye shall pass on: for therefore are ye come to your servant. And they said, So do, as thou hast said.
 And they said unto him, Where is Sarah thy wife? And he said, Behold, in the tent.
 And he said, I will certainly return unto thee according to the time of life; and, lo, Sarah thy wife shall have a son. And Sarah heard it in the tent door, which was behind him.
 Now Abraham and Sarah were old and well stricken in age; and it ceased to be with Sarah after the manner of women.
 Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?
 And the LORD said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, which am old?
 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.
 And the LORD visited Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did unto
Sarah as he had spoken.
 For Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him.
 And Abraham called the name of his son that was born unto him, whom Sarah bare to him, Isaac.