Genesis 21:25
Good News Translation
Abraham complained to Abimelech about a well which the servants of Abimelech had seized.

Contemporary English Version
One day, Abraham told Abimelech, "Some of your servants have taken over one of my wells."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he reproved Abimelech for a well of water, which his servants had taken away by force.

New American Bible
Abraham, however, reproached Abimelech about a well that Abimelech’s servants had seized by force.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he reproved Abimelech for a well of water, which his servants had taken away by force.

reproved.

Genesis 26:15-22 Stopped up at that time all the wells, that the servants of his father, Abraham, had digged, filling them up with earth: . . .

Genesis 29:8 They answered: We cannot, till all the cattle be gathered together, and we remove the stone from the well's mouth, that we may water the flocks.

Exodus 2:15-17 And Pharao heard of this word, and sought to kill Moses: but he fled from his sight, and abode in the land of Madian, and he sat down by a well. . . .

Judges 1:15 But she answered: Give me a blessing, for thou hast given me a dry land: give me also a watery land So Caleb gave her the upper and the nether watery ground.

Proverbs 17:10 A reproof availeth more with a wise man, than a hundred stripes with a fool.

Proverbs 25:9 Treat thy cause with thy friend, and discover not the secret to a stranger:

Proverbs 27:5 Open rebuke is better than hidden love.

Matthew 18:15 But if thy brother shall offend against thee, go, and rebuke him between thee and him alone. If he shall hear thee, thou shalt gain thy brother.

because.

servants.

Genesis 13:7 Whereupon also there arose a strife between the herdsmen of Abram and of Lot. And at that time the Chanaanite and the Pherezite dwelled in that country.

Genesis 26:15-22 Stopped up at that time all the wells, that the servants of his father, Abraham, had digged, filling them up with earth: . . .

Exodus 2:16,17 And the priest of Madian had seven daughters, who came to draw water: and when the troughs were filled, desired to water their father's flocks. . . .

Context
The Covenant at Beersheba
24And Abraham said: I will swear. 25And he reproved Abimelech for a well of water, which his servants had taken away by force.26And Abimelech answered: I knew not who did this thing: and thou didst not tell me, and I heard not of it till today.…
Cross References
Genesis 21:24
And Abraham said: I will swear.

Genesis 21:26
And Abimelech answered: I knew not who did this thing: and thou didst not tell me, and I heard not of it till today.

Genesis 26:15
Stopped up at that time all the wells, that the servants of his father, Abraham, had digged, filling them up with earth:

Genesis 26:18
And he digged again other wells, which the servants of his father, Abraham, had digged, and which, after his death, the Philistines had of old stopped up: and he called them by the same names, by which his father before had called them.

Genesis 26:20
But there also the herdsmen of Gerara strove against the herdsmen of Isaac, saying: It is our water. Wherefore he called the name of the well, on occasion of that which had happened, Calumny.

Additional Translations
But when Abraham complained to Abimelech about a well that Abimelech’s servants had seized,And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of the well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

And Abraam reproved Abimelech because of the wells of water, which the servants of Abimelech took away.

And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of a well of water that Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

And Abraham reproved Abimelech because of the well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

And Abraham reproved Abimelech, because of a well of water, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

Abraham complained to Abimelech because of a water well, which Abimelech's servants had violently taken away.

And Abraham reasoned with Abimelech concerning the matter of a well of water which Abimelech's servants have taken violently away,
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