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The origin of the name Sarah is Hebrew


This is how Sarah is written in Hebrew:

שָׂרָה = Sarah


The  biblical meaning of the name Sarah is noblewoman.


Sarah was the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac


The name Sarah appears in the bible in the following verses:

Genesis 17:15 KJV
And God said unto Abraham, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but (שָׂרָה) Sarah shall her name be.

Genesis 17:17 KJV
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 (שָׂרָה) Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?

Genesis 17:19 KJV
And God said, (שָׂרָה) 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.

Genesis 17:21 KJV
But my covenant will I establish with Isaac, which (שָׂרָה) Sarah shall bear unto thee at this set time in the next year.

Genesis 18:6 KJV
And Abraham hastened into the tent unto (שָׂרָה) Sarah, and said, Make ready quickly three measures of fine meal, knead it, and make cakes upon the hearth.

Genesis 18:9 KJV
And they said unto him, Where is (שָׂרָה) Sarah thy wife? And he said, Behold, in the tent.

Genesis 18:10 KJV
And he said, I will certainly return unto thee according to the time of life; and, lo, (שָׂרָה) Sarah thy wife shall have a son. And (שָׂרָה) Sarah heard it in the tent door, which was behind him.

Genesis 18:11 KJV
Now Abraham and (שָׂרָה) Sarah were old and well stricken in age; and it ceased to be with (שָׂרָה) Sarah after the manner of women.

Genesis 18:12 KJV
Therefore (שָׂרָה) Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

Genesis 18:13 KJV
And the LORD said unto Abraham, Wherefore did (שָׂרָה) Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, which am old?

Genesis 18:14 KJV
Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and (שָׂרָה) Sarah shall have a son.

Genesis 18:15 KJV
Then (שָׂרָה) Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.

Genesis 20:2 KJV
And Abraham said of (שָׂרָה) Sarah his wife, She is my sister: and Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took (שָׂרָה) Sarah.

Genesis 20:14 KJV
And Abimelech took sheep, and oxen, and menservants, and womenservants, and gave them unto Abraham, and restored him (שָׂרָה) Sarah his wife.

Genesis 20:16 KJV
And unto (שָׂרָה) Sarah he said, Behold, I have given thy brother a thousand pieces of silver: behold, he is to thee a covering of the eyes, unto all that are with thee, and with all other: thus she was reproved.

Genesis 20:18 KJV
For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of (שָׂרָה) Sarah Abraham’s wife.

Genesis 21:1 KJV
And the LORD visited (שָׂרָה) Sarah as he had said, and the LORD did unto (שָׂרָה) Sarah as he had spoken.

Genesis 21:2 KJV
For (שָׂרָה) Sarah conceived, and bare Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him.

Genesis 21:3 KJV
And Abraham called the name of his son that was born unto him, whom (שָׂרָה) Sarah bare to him, Isaac.

Genesis 21:6 KJV
And (שָׂרָה) Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me.

Genesis 21:7 KJV
And she said, Who would have said unto Abraham, that (שָׂרָה) Sarah should have given children suck? for I have born him a son in his old age.

Genesis 21:9 KJV
And (שָׂרָה) Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, which she had born unto Abraham, mocking.

Genesis 21:12 KJV
And God said unto Abraham, Let it not be grievous in thy sight because of the lad, and because of thy bondwoman; in all that (שָׂרָה) Sarah hath said unto thee, hearken unto her voice; for in Isaac shall thy seed be called.

Genesis 23:1 KJV
And (שָׂרָה) Sarah was an hundred and seven and twenty years old: these were the years of the life of Sarah.

Genesis 23:2 KJV
And (שָׂרָה) Sarah died in Kirjatharba; the same is Hebron in the land of Canaan: and Abraham came to mourn for (שָׂרָה) Sarah, and to weep for her.

Genesis 23:19 KJV
And after this, Abraham buried (שָׂרָה) Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah before Mamre: the same is Hebron in the land of Canaan.

Genesis 24:36 KJV
And (שָׂרָה) Sarah my master’s wife bare a son to my master when she was old: and unto him hath he given all that he hath.

Genesis 24:67 KJV
And Isaac brought her into his mother (שָׂרָה) Sarah’s tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was comforted after his mother’s death.

Genesis 25:10 KJV
The field which Abraham purchased of the sons of Heth: there was Abraham buried, and (שָׂרָה) Sarah his wife.

Genesis 25:12 KJV
Now these are the generations of Ishmael, Abraham’s son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, (שָׂרָה) Sarah’s handmaid, bare unto Abraham:

Genesis 49:31 KJV
There they buried Abraham and (שָׂרָה) Sarah his wife; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife; and there I buried Leah.

Isaiah 51:2 KJV
Look unto Abraham your father, and unto (שָׂרָה) Sarah that bare you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him.