Genesis 26:6

6 So Isaac stayed in Gerar.

Genesis 26:6 in Other Translations

KJV
6 And Isaac dwelt in Gerar:
ESV
6 So Isaac settled in Gerar.
NLT
6 So Isaac stayed in Gerar.
MSG
6 So Isaac stayed put in Gerar.
CSB
6 So Isaac settled in Gerar.

Genesis 26:6 Meaning and Commentary

Genesis 26:6

And Isaac dwelt in Gerar.
] Continued there; in this he was obedient to the command and will of God.

Genesis 26:6 In-Context

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,
5 because Abraham obeyed me and did everything I required of him, keeping my commands, my decrees and my instructions.”
6 So Isaac stayed in Gerar.
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.”
8 When Isaac had been there a long time, Abimelek king of the Philistines looked down from a window and saw Isaac caressing his wife Rebekah.

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