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Genesis 26:2 And the LORD appeared to him and said, "Do not go down to Egypt; stay in the land of which I shall tell you.

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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.

Outline
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.

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