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Passage Display[Printer-friendly Verses]   
 Genesis 26:12 - 25
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   Book of Genesis
   Chapter 26
26:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Isaac planted crops in that land and the same year reaped a hundredfold, because the LORD blessed him.
 
26:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The man became rich, and his wealth continued to grow until he became very wealthy.
 
26:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He had so many flocks and herds and servants that the Philistines envied him.
 
26:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So all the wells that his father's servants had dug in the time of his father Abraham, the Philistines stopped up, filling them with earth.
 
26:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then Abimelech said to Isaac, "Move away from us; you have become too powerful for us."
 
26:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So Isaac moved away from there and encamped in the Valley of Gerar and settled there.
 
26:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Isaac reopened the wells that had been dug in the time of his father Abraham, which the Philistines had stopped up after Abraham died, and he gave them the same names his father had given them.
 
26:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Isaac's servants dug in the valley and discovered a well of fresh water there.
 
26:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac's herdsmen and said, "The water is ours!" So he named the well Esek, F126 because they disputed with him.
 
26:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then they dug another well, but they quarreled over that one also; so he named it Sitnah. F127
 
26:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He moved on from there and dug another well, and no one quarreled over it. He named it Rehoboth, F128 saying, "Now the LORD has given us room and we will flourish in the land."
 
26:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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From there he went up to Beersheba.
 
26:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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That night the LORD appeared to him and said, "I am the God of your father Abraham. Do not be afraid, for I am with you; I will bless you and will increase the number of your descendants for the sake of my servant Abraham."
 
26:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Isaac built an altar there and called on the name of the LORD. There he pitched his tent, and there his servants dug a well.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F126 Esek means dispute.
F127 Sitnah means opposition.
F128 Rehoboth means room.

 
 

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