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,
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CommentaryClarke'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.
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'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.
Then Abram set out and continued toward the Negev.
That is why the well was called Beer Lahai Roi; it is still there, between Kadesh and Bered.
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,
Then Rebekah and her attendants got ready and mounted the camels and went back with the man. So the servant took Rebekah and left.
After Abraham's death, God blessed his son Isaac, who then lived near Beer Lahai Roi.
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