Genesis 21:22
New International Version
At that time Abimelek and Phicol the commander of his forces said to Abraham, “God is with you in everything you do.

New Living Translation
About this time, Abimelech came with Phicol, his army commander, to visit Abraham. “God is obviously with you, helping you in everything you do,” Abimelech said.

English Standard Version
At that time Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his army said to Abraham, “God is with you in all that you do.

Berean Study Bible
At that time Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his army said to Abraham, “God is with you in all that you do.

King James Bible
And it came to pass at that time, that Abimelech and Phichol the chief captain of his host spake unto Abraham, saying, God is with thee in all that thou doest:

New King James Version
And it came to pass at that time that Abimelech and Phichol, the commander of his army, spoke to Abraham, saying, “God is with you in all that you do.

New American Standard Bible
Now it came about at that time that Abimelech and Phicol, the commander of his army, spoke to Abraham, saying, “God is with you in all that you do;

NASB 1995
Now it came about at that time that Abimelech and Phicol, the commander of his army, spoke to Abraham, saying, “God is with you in all that you do;

NASB 1977
Now it came about at that time, that Abimelech and Phicol, the commander of his army, spoke to Abraham, saying, “God is with you in all that you do;

Amplified Bible
Now at that time Abimelech and Phicol, the commander of his army, said to Abraham, “God is with you in everything you do;

Christian Standard Bible
At that time Abimelech, accompanied by Phicol the commander of his army, said to Abraham, “God is with you in everything you do.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
At that time Abimelech, accompanied by Phicol the commander of his army, said to Abraham, “God is with you in everything you do.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass at that time, that Abimelech and Phicol the captain of his host spake unto Abraham, saying, God is with thee in all that thou doest.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And it was at that time, Abimelek and Phikol, Captain of his army, said to Abraham, “God is with you in everything that you do:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it came to pass at that time that Abimelech spoke, and Ochozath his friend, and Phichol the chief captain of his host, to Abraam, saying, God is with thee in all things, whatsoever thou mayest do.

Contemporary English Version
About this time Abimelech and his army commander Phicol said to Abraham, "God blesses everything you do!

Douay-Rheims Bible
At the same time Abimelech, and Phicol the general of his army said to Abraham: God is with thee in all that thou dost.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass at that time, that Abimelech and Phicol the captain of his host spake unto Abraham, saying, God is with thee in all that thou doest:

Good News Translation
At that time Abimelech went with Phicol, the commander of his army, and said to Abraham, "God is with you in everything you do.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
At that time Abimelech, accompanied by Phicol, the commander of his army, said to Abraham, "God is with you in everything you do.

International Standard Version
About that time, Abimelech and Phicol, the commander of his army, told Abraham, "God is with you in everything that you're doing.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass at that time, that Abimelech and Phicol the captain of his host spoke unto Abraham, saying: 'God is with thee in all that thou doest.

Literal Standard Version
And it comes to pass at that time that Abimelech speaks—Phichol also, head of his host—to Abraham, saying, “God [is] with you in all that you are doing;

NET Bible
At that time Abimelech and Phicol, the commander of his army, said to Abraham, "God is with you in all that you do.

New Heart English Bible
It happened at that time, that Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his army spoke to Abraham, saying, "God is with you in all that you do.

World English Bible
It happened at that time, that Abimelech and Phicol the captain of his army spoke to Abraham, saying, "God is with you in all that you do.

Young's Literal Translation
And it cometh to pass at that time that Abimelech speaketh -- Phichol also, head of his host -- unto Abraham, saying, 'God is with thee in all that thou art doing;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Covenant at Beersheba
22 At that time Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his army said to Abraham, “God is with you in all that you do. 23Now, therefore, swear to me here before God that you will not deal falsely with me or my children or descendants. Show to me and to the country in which you reside the same kindness that I have shown to you.”…

Cross References
Genesis 20:2
Abraham said of his wife Sarah, "She is my sister." So Abimelech king of Gerar had Sarah brought to him.

Genesis 20:14
So Abimelech brought sheep and cattle, menservants and maidservants, and he gave them to Abraham and restored his wife Sarah to him.

Genesis 26:26
Later, Abimelech came to Isaac from Gerar, with Ahuzzath his adviser and Phicol the commander of his army.

Genesis 26:28
"We can plainly see that the LORD has been with you," they replied. "We recommend that there should now be an oath between us and you. Let us make a covenant with you

Genesis 31:5
and he told them, "I can see from your father's countenance that his attitude toward me has changed; but the God of my father has been with me.

Genesis 39:3
When his master saw that the LORD was with him and made him prosper in all he did,

1 Samuel 3:19
And Samuel grew, and the LORD was with him, and He let none of Samuel's words fall to the ground.


Treasury of Scripture

And it came to pass at that time, that Abimelech and Phichol the chief captain of his host spoke to Abraham, saying, God is with you in all that you do:

A.

Genesis 20:2
And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, She is my sister: and Abimelech king of Gerar sent, and took Sarah.

Genesis 26:26
Then Abimelech went to him from Gerar, and Ahuzzath one of his friends, and Phichol the chief captain of his army.

God.

Genesis 20:17
So Abraham prayed unto God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maidservants; and they bare children.

Genesis 26:28
And they said, We saw certainly that the LORD was with thee: and we said, Let there be now an oath betwixt us, even betwixt us and thee, and let us make a covenant with thee;

Genesis 28:15
And, behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land; for I will not leave thee, until I have done that which I have spoken to thee of.









ABIMELECH'S COVENANT WITH ABRAHAM.

(22) Abimelech and Phichol.--Abimelech, that is Father-King, was the title not only of the king of Gerar, but of the kings of the Philistines generally (Genesis 26:1; 1Samuel 21:10, marg.; Psalms 34, tit.). In like manner Phichol, mouth of all, seems to have been the official designation of the prime minister, and commander-in-chief. This visit of the king and his vizier appears to have taken place some considerable time after the beginning of the sojourn of Abraham at Gerar; for the friendly feelings which then existed had evidently given way to a coolness, occasioned by the quarrels between their herdsmen. In this narrative, Abraham appears as a chieftain powerful enough for a king to wish to make an alliance with him; and thus his abandonment of Sarah, and his receiving of presents in compensation for the wrong done her, seems the more unworthy of him. Abimelech, on the other hand, acts generously as of old, and shows no signs of ill-will at the growing power of one whose expectation was that his race would possess the whole land.

Verse 22. - And it came to pass at that time, - possibly in immediate sequence to the incident of the preceding chapter, but, "according to the common law of Hebrew narrative, probably not long after the birth of Isaac." (Murphy) - that Abimelech - the king of Gerar (Genesis 20:2; Genesis 26:1, 16) - and Phi-chol - if the name be Shemitic, "mouth of all," i.e. spokesman of all (Murphy), ruler of all (Gesenius); or "the distinguished" (Furst); believed to have been a titular designation of the Philistine monarch's grand vizier or prime minister (Lange, 'Speaker's Commentary'), who was also - the chief captain of his host (i.e. the commander-in-chief of his forces) spake unto Abraham (having come from Gerar for the purpose), saying, God is with thee in all that thou doest - a conviction derived from his former acquaintance with the patriarch (Genesis 20.), his knowledge of Isaac s birth, and his general observation of the patriarch's prosperity.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
At that
הַהִ֔וא (ha·hi·w)
Article | Pronoun - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

time
בָּעֵ֣ת (bā·‘êṯ)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - common singular
Strong's 6256: Time, now, when

Abimelech
אֲבִימֶ֗לֶךְ (’ă·ḇî·me·leḵ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 40: Abimelech -- 'father is king', a Philistine name, also an Israelite name

and Phicol
וּפִיכֹל֙ (ū·p̄î·ḵōl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6369: Phicol -- commander of Abimelech's army

the commander
שַׂר־ (śar-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 8269: Chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, prince

of his army
צְבָא֔וֹ (ṣə·ḇā·’ōw)
Noun - common singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 6635: A mass of persons, reg, organized for, war, a campaign

said
וַיֹּ֣אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

Abraham,
אַבְרָהָ֖ם (’aḇ·rā·hām)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 85: Abraham -- 'exalted father', the father of the Jewish nation

“God
אֱלֹהִ֣ים (’ĕ·lō·hîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

is with you
עִמְּךָ֔ (‘im·mə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

in all
בְּכֹ֥ל (bə·ḵōl)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3605: The whole, all, any, every

that
אֲשֶׁר־ (’ă·šer-)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

you
אַתָּ֖ה (’at·tāh)
Pronoun - second person masculine singular
Strong's 859: Thou and thee, ye and you

do.
עֹשֶֽׂה׃ (‘ō·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 6213: To do, make


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