New International Version
Isaac planted crops in that land and the same year reaped a hundredfold, because the LORD blessed him.
King James Bible
Then Isaac sowed in that land, and received in the same year an hundredfold: and the LORD blessed him.
Darby Bible Translation
And Isaac sowed in that land, and received in the same year a hundredfold; and Jehovah blessed him.
World English Bible
Isaac sowed in that land, and reaped in the same year one hundred times what he planted. Yahweh blessed him.
Young's Literal Translation
And Isaac soweth in that land, and findeth in that year a hundredfold, and Jehovah blesseth him;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Isaac sowed in that land - Being now perfectly free from the fear of evil, he betakes himself to agricultural and pastoral pursuits, in which he has the especial blessing of God, so that his property becomes greatly increased.
A hundred-fold - מאה שערים, meah shearim, literally, "A hundred-fold of barley;" and so the Septuagint, ἑκατοστευουσαν κριθην. Perhaps such a crop of this grain was a rare occurrence in Gerar. The words, however, may be taken in a general way, as signifying a very great increase; so they are used by our Lord in the parable of the sower.
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sowed. The author of the History of the Piratical States of Barbary observes, (p.
44,) that the Moors of that country are divided into tribes like the Arabians, and like them dwell in tents, formed into itinerant villages; that 'these wanderers farm lands of the inhabitants of the towns, sow and cultivate them, paying their rent with the produce, such as fruits, corn, wax, etc. They are very skilful in choosing the most advantageous soils for every season, and very careful to avoid the Turkish troops, the violence of the one little suiting the simplicity of the other.' It is natural to suppose, that Isaac possessed the like sagacity, when he sowed in the land of Gerar, and received that year an hundred-fold.
received. Heb. found. an hundredfold.
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Still other seed fell on good soil, where it produced a crop--a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown.
Abraham was now very old, and the LORD had blessed him in every way.
Stay in this land for a while, and I will be with you and will bless you. For to you and your descendants I will give all these lands and will confirm the oath I swore to your father Abraham.
The LORD blessed the latter part of Job's life more than the former part. He had fourteen thousand sheep, six thousand camels, a thousand yoke of oxen and a thousand donkeys.
The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, without painful toil for it.
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