Bible: Gen 26:18-25

26:18 Isaac reopened 1  the wells that had been dug 2  back in the days of his father Abraham, for the Philistines had stopped them up 3  after Abraham died. Isaac 4  gave these wells 5  the same names his father had given them. 6 

26:19 When Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and discovered a well with fresh flowing 7  water there, 26:20 the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled 8  with Isaac’s herdsmen, saying, “The water belongs to us!” So Isaac 9  named the well 10  Esek 11  because they argued with him about it. 12  26:21 His servants 13  dug another well, but they quarreled over it too, so Isaac named it 14  Sitnah. 15  26:22 Then he moved away from there and dug another well. They did not quarrel over it, so Isaac 16  named it 17  Rehoboth, 18  saying, “For now the Lord has made room for us, and we will prosper in the land.”

26:23 From there Isaac 19  went up to Beer Sheba. 26:24 The Lord appeared to him that night and said, “I am the God of your father Abraham. Do not be afraid, for I am with you. I will bless you and multiply your descendants for the sake of my servant Abraham.” 26:25 Then Isaac built an altar there and worshiped 20  the Lord. He pitched his tent there, and his servants dug a well. 21 

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