Genesis 25:11

11 After the death of Abraham, God blessed Isaac his son. And Isaac settled at 1Beer-lahai-roi.

Genesis 25:11 Meaning and Commentary

Genesis 25:11

And it came to pass, after the death of Abraham, that God
blessed his son Isaac
Yet more and more, both with spiritual and temporal blessings; showing hereby, that, though Abraham was dead, he was not unmindful of his covenant, which should be established with Isaac, ( Genesis 17:19 ) ( Genesis 22:17 Genesis 22:18 ) :

and Isaac dwelt by the well Lahairoi;
which was near the wilderness of Beersheba and Paran, where Ishmael dwelt; so that they were not far from one another, see ( Genesis 16:14 ) ( Genesis 21:14 Genesis 21:21 ) .

Genesis 25:11 In-Context

9 Isaac and Ishmael his sons buried him in the cave of Machpelah, in the field of Ephron the son of Zohar the Hittite, east of Mamre,
10 the field that Abraham purchased from the Hittites. There Abraham was buried, with Sarah his wife.
11 After the death of Abraham, God blessed Isaac his son. And Isaac settled at Beer-lahai-roi.
12 These are the generations of Ishmael, Abraham's son, whom Hagar the Egyptian, Sarah's servant, bore to Abraham.
13 These are the names of the sons of Ishmael, named in the order of their birth: Nebaioth, the firstborn of Ishmael; and Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,

Cross References 1

  • 1. Genesis 16:14; Genesis 24:62