Genesis 26:1-5 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

2 The LORD appeared to Isaac and said, “Do not go down to Egypt; live in the land where I tell you to live.

References for Genesis 26:2

3 Stay in this land for a while, and I will be with you and will bless you. For to you and your descendants I will give all these lands and will confirm the oath I swore to your father Abraham.

References for Genesis 26:3

4 I will make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and will give them all these lands, and through your offspringa all nations on earth will be blessed,b

References for Genesis 26:4

    • Ð 26:4 - Or "seed"
    • Ñ 26:4 - Or "and all nations on earth will use the name of your offspring in blessings" (see 48:20)
      5 because Abraham obeyed me and did everything I required of him, keeping my commands, my decrees and my instructions.”

      References for Genesis 26:5