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Genesis 26

NAS 1 Now there was a famine in the land, besides the previous famine that had occurred in the days of Abraham. So Isaac went to Gerar, to Abimelech king of the Philistines. NIV 1 Now there was a famine in the land--besides the earlier famine of Abraham's time--and Isaac went to Abimelech king of the Philistines in Gerar. NAS 2 The LORD appeared to him and said, "Do not go down to Egypt; stay in the land of which I shall tell you. NIV 2 The LORD appeared to Isaac and said, "Do not go down to Egypt; live in the land where I tell you to live. NAS 3 "Sojourn in this land and I will be with you and bless you, for to you and to your descendants I will give all these lands, and I will establish the oath which I swore to your father Abraham. NIV 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. NAS 4 "I will multiply your descendants as the stars of heaven, and will give your descendants all these lands; and by your descendants all the nations of the earth shall be blessed; NIV 4 I will make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and will give them all these lands, and through your offspring all nations on earth will be blessed, NAS 5 because Abraham obeyed Me and kept My charge, My commandments, My statutes and My laws." NIV 5 because Abraham obeyed me and kept my requirements, my commands, my decrees and my laws." NAS 6 So Isaac lived in Gerar. NIV 6 So Isaac stayed in Gerar. NAS 7 When the men of the place asked about his wife, he said, "She is my sister," for he was afraid to say, "my wife," thinking, "the men of the place might kill me on account of Rebekah, for she is beautiful." NIV 7 When the men of that place asked him about his wife, he said, "She is my sister," because he was afraid to say, "She is my wife." He thought, "The men of this place might kill me on account of Rebekah, because she is beautiful." NAS 8 It came about, when he had been there a long time, that Abimelech king of the Philistines looked out through a window, and saw, and behold, Isaac was caressing his wife Rebekah. NIV 8 When Isaac had been there a long time, Abimelech king of the Philistines looked down from a window and saw Isaac caressing his wife Rebekah. NAS 9 Then Abimelech called Isaac and said, "Behold, certainly she is your wife! How then did you say, 'She is my sister '?" And Isaac said to him, "Because I said, 'I might die on account of her.' " NIV 9 So Abimelech summoned Isaac and said, "She is really your wife! Why did you say, 'She is my sister'?" Isaac answered him, "Because I thought I might lose my life on account of her." NAS 10 Abimelech said, "What is this you have done to us? One of the people might easily have lain with your wife, and you would have brought guilt upon us." NIV 10 Then Abimelech said, "What is this you have done to us? One of the men might well have slept with your wife, and you would have brought guilt upon us." NAS 11 So Abimelech charged all the people, saying, "He who touches this man or his wife shall surely be put to death." NIV 11 So Abimelech gave orders to all the people: "Anyone who molests this man or his wife shall surely be put to death." NAS 12 Now Isaac sowed in that land and reaped in the same year a hundredfold . And the LORD blessed him, NIV 12 Isaac planted crops in that land and the same year reaped a hundredfold, because the LORD blessed him. NAS 13 and the man became rich, and continued to grow richer until he became very wealthy; NIV 13 The man became rich, and his wealth continued to grow until he became very wealthy. NAS 14 for he had possessions of flocks and herds and a great household, so that the Philistines envied him. NIV 14 He had so many flocks and herds and servants that the Philistines envied him. NAS 15 Now all the wells which his father's servants had dug in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines stopped up by filling them with earth. NIV 15 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. NAS 16 Then Abimelech said to Isaac, "Go away from us, for you are too powerful for us." NIV 16 Then Abimelech said to Isaac, "Move away from us; you have become too powerful for us." NAS 17 And Isaac departed from there and camped in the valley of Gerar, and settled there. NIV 17 So Isaac moved away from there and encamped in the Valley of Gerar and settled there. NAS 18 Then Isaac dug again the wells of water which had been dug in the days of his father Abraham, for the Philistines had stopped them up after the death of Abraham; and he gave them the same names which his father had given them. NIV 18 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. NAS 19 But when Isaac's servants dug in the valley and found there a well of flowing water, NIV 19 Isaac's servants dug in the valley and discovered a well of fresh water there. NAS 20 the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with the herdsmen of Isaac, saying, "The water is ours!" So he named the well Esek, because they contended with him. NIV 20 But the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac's herdsmen and said, "The water is ours!" So he named the well Esek, because they disputed with him. NAS 21 Then they dug another well, and they quarreled over it too, so he named it Sitnah. NIV 21 Then they dug another well, but they quarreled over that one also; so he named it Sitnah. NAS 22 He moved away from there and dug another well, and they did not quarrel over it; so he named it Rehoboth, for he said, "At last the LORD has made room for us, and we will be fruitful in the land." NIV 22 He moved on from there and dug another well, and no one quarreled over it. He named it Rehoboth, saying, "Now the LORD has given us room and we will flourish in the land." NAS 23 Then he went up from there to Beersheba. NIV 23 From there he went up to Beersheba. NAS 24 The LORD appeared to him the same night and said, "I am the God of your father Abraham; Do not fear, for I am with you. I will bless you, and multiply your descendants, For the sake of My servant Abraham." NIV 24 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." NAS 25 So he built an altar there and called upon the name of the LORD , and pitched his tent there; and there Isaac's servants dug a well. NIV 25 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. NAS 26 Then Abimelech came to him from Gerar with his adviser Ahuzzath and Phicol the commander of his army. NIV 26 Meanwhile, Abimelech had come to him from Gerar, with Ahuzzath his personal adviser and Phicol the commander of his forces. NAS 27 Isaac said to them, "Why have you come to me, since you hate me and have sent me away from you?" NIV 27 Isaac asked them, "Why have you come to me, since you were hostile to me and sent me away?" NAS 28 They said, "We see plainly that the LORD has been with you; so we said, 'Let there now be an oath between us, even between you and us, and let us make a covenant with you, NIV 28 They answered, "We saw clearly that the LORD was with you; so we said, 'There ought to be a sworn agreement between us'--between us and you. Let us make a treaty with you NAS 29 that you will do us no harm, just as we have not touched you and have done to you nothing but good and have sent you away in peace. You are now the blessed of the LORD .' " NIV 29 that you will do us no harm, just as we did not molest you but always treated you well and sent you away in peace. And now you are blessed by the LORD." NAS 30 Then he made them a feast, and they ate and drank. NIV 30 Isaac then made a feast for them, and they ate and drank. NAS 31 In the morning they arose early and exchanged oaths; then Isaac sent them away and they departed from him in peace. NIV 31 Early the next morning the men swore an oath to each other. Then Isaac sent them on their way, and they left him in peace. NAS 32 Now it came about on the same day, that Isaac's servants came in and told him about the well which they had dug, and said to him, "We have found water." NIV 32 That day Isaac's servants came and told him about the well they had dug. They said, "We've found water!" NAS 33 So he called it Shibah; therefore the name of the city is Beersheba to this day. NIV 33 He called it Shibah, and to this day the name of the town has been Beersheba. NAS 34 When Esau was forty years old he married Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Basemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite; NIV 34 When Esau was forty years old, he married Judith daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and also Basemath daughter of Elon the Hittite. NAS 35 and they brought grief to Isaac and Rebekah. NIV 35 They were a source of grief to Isaac and Rebekah.