Childlessness

Here we have collected several Bible verses about Childlessness from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, King James Version (KJV).

Psalms 113:9

“He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD” – Psalms 113:9 KJV

Luke 1:7

“And they had no child, because that Elisabeth was barren, and they both were now well stricken in years” – Luke 1:7 KJV

Genesis 25:21

“And Isaac entreated the LORD for his wife, because she was barren: and the LORD was entreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived” – Genesis 25:21 KJV

Luke 1:36

“And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she hath also conceived a son in her old age: and this is the sixth month with her, who was called barren” – Luke 1:36 KJV

1 Samuel 1:2

“And he had two wives; the name of the one was Hannah, and the name of the other Peninnah: and Peninnah had children, but Hannah had no children” – 1 Samuel 1:2 KJV

Luke 23:29

“For, behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave suck” – Luke 23:29 KJV

Genesis 17:17

“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” – Genesis 17:17 KJV

1 Samuel 1:5-6

“But unto Hannah he gave a worthy portion; for he loved Hannah: but the LORD had shut up her womb. And her adversary also provoked her sore, for to make her fret, because the LORD had shut up her womb” – 1 Samuel 1:5-6 KJV

Isaiah 54:1

“Sing, O barren, thou that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud, thou that didst not travail with child: for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married wife, saith the LORD” – Isaiah 54:1 KJV

Judges 13:2-3

“And there was a certain man of Zorah, of the family of the Danites, whose name was Manoah; and his wife was barren, and bare not. And the angel of the LORD appeared unto the woman, and said unto her, Behold now, thou art barren, and bearest not: but thou shalt conceive, and bear a son” – Judges 13:2-3 KJV

Genesis 16:1-2

“Now Sarai Abram’s wife bare him no children: and she had an handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar. And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing: I pray thee, go in unto my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai” – Genesis 16:1-2 KJV