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Genesis 26:1 ESV

God's Promise to Isaac

1 Now there was a famine in the land, besides 1the former famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went to Gerar to 2Abimelech king of the 3Philistines.

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Study tools for Genesis 26:1

  • a 26:8 - Hebrew may suggest an intimate relationship
  • b 26:20 - Esek means contention
  • c 26:21 - Sitnah means enmity
  • d 26:22 - Rehoboth means broad places, or room
  • e 26:33 - Shibah sounds like the Hebrew for oath
  • f 26:35 - Hebrew they were bitterness of spirit