Genesis 26:14
Parallel Verses
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,

Genesis 26:14 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke'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.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

had possession.

Genesis 12:16 And he entreated Abram well for her sake: and he had sheep, and oxen, and he donkeys, and menservants, and maidservants, and she donkeys...

Genesis 13:2 And Abram was very rich in cattle, in silver, and in gold.

Job 1:3 His substance also was seven thousand sheep, and three thousand camels, and five hundred yoke of oxen, and five hundred she donkeys...

Job 42:12 So the LORD blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning: for he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels...

Psalm 112:3 Wealth and riches shall be in his house: and his righteousness endures for ever.

Psalm 144:13,14 That our garners may be full, affording all manner of store: that our sheep may bring forth thousands and ten thousands in our streets...

Proverbs 10:22 The blessing of the LORD, it makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.

servants. or, husbandry. envied.

Genesis 37:11 And his brothers envied him; but his father observed the saying.

1 Samuel 18:9 And Saul eyed David from that day and forward.

Job 5:2 For wrath kills the foolish man, and envy slays the silly one.

Psalm 112:10 The wicked shall see it, and be grieved; he shall gnash with his teeth, and melt away: the desire of the wicked shall perish.

Proverbs 27:4 Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?

Ecclesiastes 4:4 Again, I considered all travail, and every right work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbor...

Library
The First Apostle of Peace at any Price
'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
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Whether Every Lie is a Sin?
Objection 1: It seems that not every lie is a sin. For it is evident that the evangelists did not sin in the writing of the Gospel. Yet they seem to have told something false: since their accounts of the words of Christ and of others often differ from one another: wherefore seemingly one of them must have given an untrue account. Therefore not every lie is a sin. Objection 2: Further, no one is rewarded by God for sin. But the midwives of Egypt were rewarded by God for a lie, for it is stated that
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica

Sundry Sharp Reproofs
This doctrine draws up a charge against several sorts: 1 Those that think themselves good Christians, yet have not learned this art of holy mourning. Luther calls mourning a rare herb'. Men have tears to shed for other things, but have none to spare for their sins. There are many murmurers, but few mourners. Most are like the stony ground which lacked moisture' (Luke 8:6). We have many cry out of hard times, but they are not sensible of hard hearts. Hot and dry is the worst temper of the body. Sure
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

The Section Chap. I. -iii.
The question which here above all engages our attention, and requires to be answered, is this: Whether that which is reported in these chapters did, or did not, actually and outwardly take place. The history of the inquiries connected with this question is found most fully in Marckius's "Diatribe de uxore fornicationum," Leyden, 1696, reprinted in the Commentary on the Minor Prophets by the same author. The various views may be divided into three classes. 1. It is maintained by very many interpreters,
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Cross References
Genesis 24:35
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.

Genesis 25:5
Abraham left everything he owned to Isaac.

Genesis 30:43
In this way the man grew exceedingly prosperous and came to own large flocks, and female and male servants, and camels and donkeys.

Jump to Previous
Abundant Envied Envy Flock Flocks Full Great Herd Herds Household Numbers Philistines Possession Possessions Servants Service Store Wealth
Jump to Next
Abundant Envied Envy Flock Flocks Full Great Herd Herds Household Numbers Philistines Possession Possessions Servants Service Store Wealth
Links
Genesis 26:14 NIV
Genesis 26:14 NLT
Genesis 26:14 ESV
Genesis 26:14 NASB
Genesis 26:14 KJV

Genesis 26:14 Bible Apps
Genesis 26:14 Biblia Paralela
Genesis 26:14 Chinese Bible
Genesis 26:14 French Bible
Genesis 26:14 German Bible

Genesis 26:14 Commentaries

THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.

Bible Hub
Genesis 26:13
Top of Page
Top of Page