Genesis 26:23

23 Isaac left and went to Beersheba.

Genesis 26:23 Meaning and Commentary

Genesis 26:23

And he went up from thence to Beersheba.
] From the place he last, removed unto Beersheba; the famine being over, he returns to the place where he and his rather formerly lived, ( Genesis 21:33 ) ( 22:19 ) .

Genesis 26:23 In-Context

21 Isaac's servants dug another well, and there was a quarrel about that one also, so he named it "Enmity."
22 He moved away from there and dug another well. There was no dispute about this one, so he named it "Freedom." He said, "Now the Lord has given us freedom to live in the land, and we will be prosperous here."
23 Isaac left and went to Beersheba.
24 That night the Lord appeared to him and said, "I am the God of your father Abraham. Do not be afraid; I am with you. I will bless you and give you many descendants because of my promise to my servant Abraham."
25 Isaac built an altar there and worshiped the Lord. Then he set up his camp there, and his servants dug another well.