Genesis 26:21
Parallel Verses
English Standard Version
Then they dug another well, and they quarreled over that also, so he called its name Sitnah.

King James Bible
And they digged another well, and strove for that also: and he called the name of it Sitnah.

American Standard Version
And they digged another well, and they strove for that also. And he called the name of it Sitnah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they digged also another; and for that they quarreled likewise, and he called the name of it, Enmity.

English Revised Version
And they digged another well, and they strove for that also: and he called the name of it Sitnah.

Webster's Bible Translation
And they digged another well, and contended for that also: and he called the name of it Sitnah.

Genesis 26:21 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Being thus blessed of Jehovah, Isaac became increasingly (הלוך, vid., Genesis 8:3) greater (i.e., stronger), until he was very powerful and his wealth very great; so that the Philistines envied him, and endeavoured to do him injury by stopping up and filling with rubbish all the wells that had been dug in his father's time; and even Abimelech requested him to depart, because he was afraid of his power. Isaac then encamped in the valley of Gerar, i.e., in the "undulating land of Gerar," through which the torrent (Jurf) from Gerar flows from the south-east (Ritter, Erdk. 14, pp. 1084-5).

Genesis 26:21 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Sitnah. i.e., Hatred.

Ezra 4:6 And in the reign of Ahasuerus, in the beginning of his reign...

Cross References
Genesis 26:20
the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac's herdsmen, saying, "The water is ours." So he called the name of the well Esek, because they contended with him.

Genesis 26:22
And he moved from there and dug another well, and they did not quarrel over it. So he called its name Rehoboth, saying, "For now the LORD has made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land."

Jump to Previous
Argued Contended Dig Digged Dug Fight Hatred Quarreled Strive Strove Water-Hole
Jump to Next
Argued Contended Dig Digged Dug Fight Hatred Quarreled Strive Strove Water-Hole
Links
Genesis 26:21 NIV
Genesis 26:21 NLT
Genesis 26:21 ESV
Genesis 26:21 NASB
Genesis 26:21 KJV

Genesis 26:21 Bible Apps
Genesis 26:21 Biblia Paralela
Genesis 26:21 Chinese Bible
Genesis 26:21 French Bible
Genesis 26:21 German Bible

Bible Hub

ESV Text Edition: 2016. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version® copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.
Genesis 26:20
Top of Page
Top of Page