Genesis 26:1–5

Isaac Settles in Gerar

1 Now there was aa famine in the land, besides the previous famine that had occurred in the days of Abraham. So Isaac went to Gerar, to bAbimelech king of the Philistines.

2 The Lord aappeared to him and said, “Do not go down to Egypt; 1bstay in the land of which I shall tell you.

3 “Sojourn in this land and aI will be with you and bbless you, for cto you and to your 1descendants I will give all these lands, and I will establish dthe oath which I swore to your father Abraham.

4 aI will multiply your 1descendants as the stars of heaven, and will give your 1descendants all these lands; and bby your 1descendants all the nations of the earth 2shall be blessed;

5 because Abraham 1aobeyed Me and kept My charge, My commandments, My statutes and My laws.”

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