0 The Bible: Topics: Barren women in the Bible

Sigh therefore, thou son of man, with the breaking of thy loins. Ezekiel 21:6

Trivia: In Ezekiel 4, what did God tell Ezekiel to bake his bread with?

(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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