The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible Ver. 12 Therefore sprang there even of one…
That is, Abraham:
the Arabic version has here a strange interpolation;
``this faith Isaac and Rebecca conceived in mind, and so there
were born of one, Esau and Jacob.''
And him as good as dead;
being an hundred years of age;
(See Gill on Romans 4:19). The Ethiopic version reads, "the bodies of
both were like a dead carcass"; both of Abraham and Sarah:
so many as the stars of the sky in multitude, and as the sand which
is by the sea shore innumerable;
as was promised to Abraham,
(Genesis 15:5) (22:17) which has been fulfilled, (Isaiah 10:22) and will
still have a further fulfilment, (Hosea 1:10) .