New International Version
He had so many flocks and herds and servants that the Philistines envied him.
King James Bible
For he had possession of flocks, and possession of herds, and great store of servants: and the Philistines envied him.
Darby Bible Translation
And he had possessions of flocks, and possessions of herds, and a great number of servants; and the Philistines envied him.
World English Bible
He had possessions of flocks, possessions of herds, and a great household. The Philistines envied him.
Young's Literal Translation
and he hath possession of a flock, and possession of a herd, and an abundant service; and the Philistines envy him,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He had possession of flocks - He who blessed him in the increase of his fields blessed him also in the increase of his flocks; and as he had extensive possessions, so he must have many hands to manage such concerns: therefore it is added, he had great store of servants - he had many domestics, some born in his house, and others purchased by his money.
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servants. or, husbandry. envied.
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'Then Isaac sowed in that land, and received in the same year an hundredfold, and the Lord blessed him. And the man waxed great, and went forward, and grew until he became very great: For he had possession of flocks, and possession of herds, and great store of servants: and the Philistines envied him. 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 Abimelech said unto Isaac, Go from us; for …
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The LORD has blessed my master abundantly, and he has become wealthy. He has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, male and female servants, and camels and donkeys.
Abraham left everything he owned to Isaac.
In this way the man grew exceedingly prosperous and came to own large flocks, and female and male servants, and camels and donkeys.
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