Genesis 26:13

Overview - Genesis 26
Isaac, because of famine, sojourns in Gerar, and the Lord instructs and blesses him.
He is reproved by Abimelech for denying his wife.
12 He grows rich, and the Philistines envy his prosperity.
18 He digs Esek, Sitnah, and Rehoboth.
23 God appears to him at Beer-sheba, and blesses him; and Abimelech makes a covenant with him.
34 Esau's wives.
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Genesis 26:13  (King James Version)
And the man waxed great, and went forward, and grew until he became very great:

And the man waxed great
Dr. Adam Clarke remarks, that there is a strange and observable occurrence of the same term in the original, which is literally, "And the man was GREAT, and he went, going on, and was GREAT, until that he was exceeding GREAT." How simple is this language, and yet how forcible!

waxed great
24:35 Psalms 112:3

went forward
Hebrew went going.