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Key Verse

  • “The Rock! His work is perfect, For all His ways are just; A God of faithfulness and without injustice, Righteous and upright is He. Deuteronomy 32:4 NASB


1. Leah

  • When the LORD saw that Leah was unloved, He opened her womb; but Rachel was barren. Genesis 29:31 BSB
Leah was given into marriage with Jacob not of her choice.

2. Jabez

  • Jabez was more honorable than his brothers; but his mother named him Jabez, saying, “Because I gave birth to him in pain.” Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, saying, “Oh that You would indeed bless me and enlarge my border [property], and that Your hand would be with me, and You would keep me from evil so that it does not hurt me!” And God granted his request. 1 Chronicles 4:9-10 AMP
It is not as if Jabez’s siblings were given birth to without pain.

3. Hagar

  • Early in the morning, Abraham got up, took bread and a skin of water, put them on Hagar’s shoulders, and sent her away with the boy… Get up, lift up the boy, and take him by the hand, for I will make him into a great nation.” Genesis 21:14&18 BSB