|Overview - Genesis 26|
|1||Isaac, because of famine, sojourns in Gerar, and the Lord instructs and blesses him.|
|7||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.|
Genesis 26:20 (King James Version)
And the herdmen of Gerar did strive with Isaac's herdmen, saying, The water is ours: and he called the name of the well Esek; because they strove with him.
- did strive
- i.e., Contention.