0 The Bible: Topics: Barren women in the bible

(In the Bible it is always the women who are barren, never the men.)

Sarah, Abraham's first wife

But Sarai was barren; she had no child. Genesis 11:30, 16:1-2

Rebekah, Isaac's wife

Isaac intreated the LORD for his wife, because she was barren. Genesis 25:21

Rachel, one of Jacob's wives

Rachel was barren. Genesis 29:31

Manoah's nameless wife, Samson's mother

There was a certain man ... whose name was Manoah; and his wife was barren. Judges 13:2

Samuel's mother, Hannah

Elkannah ...had two wives; the name of the one was Hannah.... The Lord had shut up her womb. 1 Samuel 1:1-5

Elisabeth, John the Baptist's mother

They had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren. Luke 1:7

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