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Genesis 26:1 NIV

Isaac and Abimelek

1 Now there was a famine in the land—besides the previous famine in Abraham’s time—and Isaac went to Abimelek king of the Philistines in Gerar.

References for Genesis 26:1

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  • a 26:4 - Or "seed"
  • b 26:4 - Or "and all nations on earth will use the name of your offspring in blessings" (see 48:20)
  • c 26:20 - "Esek" means "dispute."
  • d 26:21 - "Sitnah" means "opposition."
  • e 26:22 - "Rehoboth" means "room."
  • f 26:33 - "Shibah" can mean "oath" or "seven."
  • g 26:33 - "Beersheba" can mean "well of the oath" and "well of seven."