Ark of the Covenant - Bible History Online
Bible History Online
Picture Study Bible with Maps and Background Information

Genesis 26:18 Isaac dug again the wells of water, which they had dug in the days of Abraham his father. For the Philistines had stopped them after the death of Abraham. He called their names after the names by which his father had called them.

Questions Related to this Verse

Select a Chapter
Genesis 1 Genesis 2 Genesis 3 Genesis 4 Genesis 5
Genesis 6 Genesis 7 Genesis 8 Genesis 9 Genesis 10
Genesis 11 Genesis 12 Genesis 13 Genesis 14 Genesis 15
Genesis 16 Genesis 17 Genesis 18 Genesis 19 Genesis 20
Genesis 21 Genesis 22 Genesis 23 Genesis 24 Genesis 25
Genesis 26 Genesis 27 Genesis 28 Genesis 29 Genesis 30
Genesis 31 Genesis 32 Genesis 33 Genesis 34 Genesis 35
Genesis 36 Genesis 37 Genesis 38 Genesis 39 Genesis 40
Genesis 41 Genesis 42 Genesis 43 Genesis 44 Genesis 45
Genesis 46 Genesis 47 Genesis 48 Genesis 49 Genesis 50

Bible History Online Study Bible

Select a Book of the Bible
Genesis      Exodus      Leviticus      Numbers      Deuteronomy     
Joshua      Judges      Ruth      1 Samuel      2 Samuel     
1 Kings      2 Kings      1 Chronicles      2 Chronicles      Ezra     
Nehemiah      Esther      Job      Psalms      Proverbs     
Ecclesiastes      Song of Solomon      Isaiah      Jeremiah      Lamentations     
Ezekiel      Daniel      Hosea      Joel      Amos     
Obadiah      Jonah      Micah      Nahum      Habakkuk     
Zephaniah      Haggai      Zechariah      Malachi      Matthew     
Mark      Luke      John      Acts      Romans     
1 Corinthians      2 Corinthians      Galatians      Ephesians      Philippians     
Colossians      1 Thessalonians      2 Thessalonians      1 Timothy      2 Timothy     
Titus      Philemon      Hebrews      James      1 Peter     
2 Peter      1 John      2 John      3 John      Jude     
Genesis 26 Images and Notes

Brief Summary: The Lord promises Isaac that his descendents would outnumber the stars of heaven, in his seed all the nations of the world will be blessed, the Lord prospers everything Isaac puts his hands to, he is blessed physically and he is blessed spiritually, the Lord honors his promises to Abraham, Isaac offers burnt offerings to the Lord, Esau marries Hittite women and this deeply distresses his parents.

1 Isaac because of famine goes to Gerar
2 God instructs and blesses him
7 He is reproved by Abimelech for denying his wife
12 He grows rich
18 He digs the wells Esek, Sltnah, and Rehohoth
26 Abimelech makes a covenant with him at Beersheba
34 Esau's wives.

Map of the City of Gerar
Map of the City of Gerar During the Time of Abraham
The City of Gerar During the Time of Abraham

Ancient Customs

The Old Testament

The Old Testament

Genesis Resources

Adam and Eve
The Flood
The Tower of Babel
Abraham the First Hebrew
Isaac, Son of Promise
Jacob and the 12 Tribes
Joseph and Egypt