Genesis 24:62
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New International Version
Now Isaac had come from Beer Lahai Roi, for he was living in the Negev.

King James Bible
And Isaac came from the way of the well Lahairoi; for he dwelt in the south country.

Darby Bible Translation
And Isaac had just returned from Beer-lahai-roi; for he was dwelling in the south country.

World English Bible
Isaac came from the way of Beer Lahai Roi, for he lived in the land of the South.

Young's Literal Translation
And Isaac hath come in from the entrance of the Well of the Living One, my Beholder; and he is dwelling in the land of the south,

Genesis 24:62 Parallel
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And Isaac came - Concerning this well see Genesis 16:13, Genesis 16:14, etc. As it appears from Genesis 25:11, that Isaac dwelt at the well Lahai-roi, it has been conjectured that he had now come on a visit to his aged father at Beersheba, where he waited in expectation of his bride.

For he dwelt in the south country - The southern part of the land of Canaan. See Genesis 12:9.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Genesis 16:14 Why the well was called Beerlahairoi; behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.

Genesis 25:11 And it came to pass after the death of Abraham, that God blessed his son Isaac; and Isaac dwelled by the well Lahairoi.


Genesis 12:9 And Abram journeyed, going on still toward the south.

Guidance in the Way
'I being in the way, the Lord led me.'--GENESIS xxiv. 27. So said Abraham's anonymous servant when telling how he had found Rebekah at the well, and known her to be the destined bride of his master's servant. There is no more beautiful page, even amongst the many lovely ones in these ancient stories, than this domestic idyll of the mission of the faithful servant from far Canaan across the desert. The homely test by which he would determine that the maiden should be pointed out to him, the glimpse
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Jesus Sets Out from Judæa for Galilee.
Subdivision B. At Jacob's Well, and at Sychar. ^D John IV. 5-42. ^d 5 So he cometh to a city of Samaria, called Sychar, near to the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph. 6 and Jacob's well was there. [Commentators long made the mistake of supposing that Shechem, now called Nablous, was the town here called Sychar. Sheckem lies a mile and a half west of Jacob's well, while the real Sychar, now called 'Askar, lies scarcely half a mile north of the well. It was a small town, loosely called
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Genesis 12:9
Then Abram set out and continued toward the Negev.

Genesis 16:14
That is why the well was called Beer Lahai Roi; it is still there, between Kadesh and Bered.

Genesis 20:1
Now Abraham moved on from there into the region of the Negev and lived between Kadesh and Shur. For a while he stayed in Gerar,

Genesis 24:61
Then Rebekah and her attendants got ready and mounted the camels and went back with the man. So the servant took Rebekah and left.

Genesis 25:11
After Abraham's death, God blessed his son Isaac, who then lived near Beer Lahai Roi.

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