King James Version
And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.
Darby Bible Translation
And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water that Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.
World English Bible
Abraham complained to Abimelech because of a water well, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.
Young's Literal Translation
And Abraham reasoned with Abimelech concerning the matter of a well of water which Abimelech's servants have taken violently away,
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.Genesis 21:25 Parallel Commentaries
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"When Jesus then lifted up His eyes, and saw a great company come unto Him, He saith unto Philip, Whence shall we buy bread that these may eat?"--John vi. 5. After these words the Evangelist adds, "And this He said to prove him, for He Himself knew what He would do." Thus, you see, our Lord had secret meanings when He spoke, and did not bring forth openly all His divine sense at once. He knew what He was about to do from the first, but He wished to lead forward His disciples, and to arrest and …
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VII
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And Abraham said, I will swear.
And Abimelech said, I wot not who hath done this thing: neither didst thou tell me, neither yet heard I of it, but to day.
For all the wells which his father's servants had digged in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines had stopped them, and filled them with earth.
And Isaac digged again the wells of water, which they had digged in the days of Abraham his father; for the Philistines had stopped them after the death of Abraham: and he called their names after the names by which his father had called them.
And the herdmen of Gerar did strive with Isaac's herdmen, saying, The water is ours: and he called the name of the well Esek; because they strove with him.
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