Genesis 26


(See Scofield "Genesis 12:10") .

Go not down

Cf. (See Scofield "Genesis 46:3") .

name of the well

The wells of Genesis have significant names, and are associated with significant events:

(1) Beer-lahai-roi, the well of him that liveth and seeth me Genesis 16:14; 24:62; 25:11.

(2) Beer-sheba, the well of the oath or covenant Genesis 21:15-33; Genesis 22:19; 26:23-25; 46:1-5.

(3) Esek, contention Genesis 26:20.

(4) Sitnah, hatred Genesis 26:21. Esek and Sitnah were Isaac's own attempts at well-digging. Afterward, he dwelt by the old wells of his father.

(5) Rehoboth, enlargement Genesis 26:22.

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