Parallel Bible results for Genesis 26:19-29

Good News Translation w/ Apocrypha

New International Version

Genesis 26:19-29

GNTA 19 Isaac's servants dug a well in the valley and found water. NIV 19 Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and discovered a well of fresh water there. GNTA 20 The shepherds of Gerar quarreled with Isaac's shepherds and said, "This water belongs to us." So Isaac named the well "Quarrel." NIV 20 But the herders of Gerar quarreled with those of Isaac and said, “The water is ours!” So he named the well Esek, because they disputed with him. GNTA 21 Isaac's servants dug another well, and there was a quarrel about that one also, so he named it "Enmity." NIV 21 Then they dug another well, but they quarreled over that one also; so he named it Sitnah. GNTA 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." NIV 22 He moved on from there and dug another well, and no one quarreled over it. He named it Rehoboth, saying, “Now the LORD has given us room and we will flourish in the land.” GNTA 23 Isaac left and went to Beersheba. NIV 23 From there he went up to Beersheba. GNTA 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." NIV 24 That night the LORD appeared to him and said, “I am the God of your father Abraham. Do not be afraid, for I am with you; I will bless you and will increase the number of your descendants for the sake of my servant Abraham.” GNTA 25 Isaac built an altar there and worshiped the Lord. Then he set up his camp there, and his servants dug another well. NIV 25 Isaac built an altar there and called on the name of the LORD. There he pitched his tent, and there his servants dug a well. GNTA 26 Abimelech came from Gerar with Ahuzzath his adviser and Phicol the commander of his army to see Isaac. NIV 26 Meanwhile, Abimelek had come to him from Gerar, with Ahuzzath his personal adviser and Phicol the commander of his forces. GNTA 27 So Isaac asked, "Why have you now come to see me, when you were so unfriendly to me before and made me leave your country?" NIV 27 Isaac asked them, “Why have you come to me, since you were hostile to me and sent me away?” GNTA 28 They answered, "Now we know that the Lord is with you, and we think that there should be a solemn agreement between us. We want you to promise NIV 28 They answered, “We saw clearly that the LORD was with you; so we said, ‘There ought to be a sworn agreement between us’—between us and you. Let us make a treaty with you GNTA 29 that you will not harm us, just as we did not harm you. We were kind to you and let you go peacefully. Now it is clear that the Lord has blessed you." NIV 29 that you will do us no harm, just as we did not harm you but always treated you well and sent you away peacefully. And now you are blessed by the LORD.”

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