God’s Promise to Isaac1Now there was a famine in the land, besides a the former famine that was in the days of Abraham. And Isaac went to Gerar to b Abimelech king of the c Philistines. 2And the Lord appeared to him and said, “Do not go down to Egypt; dwell d in the land of which I shall tell you. 3 e Sojourn in this land, and f I will be with you and will bless you, for g to you and to your offspring I will give all these lands, and I will establish h the oath that I swore to Abraham your father. 4 i I will multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven and will give to your offspring all these lands. And j in your offspring all the nations of the earth shall be blessed, 5because k Abraham obeyed my voice and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.”
Isaac and Abimelech6So Isaac settled in Gerar.
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