Genesis 26:13
New International Version
The man became rich, and his wealth continued to grow until he became very wealthy.

New Living Translation
He became a very rich man, and his wealth continued to grow.

English Standard Version
and the man became rich, and gained more and more until he became very wealthy.

Berean Study Bible
and he became richer and richer, until he was exceedingly wealthy.

King James Bible
And the man waxed great, and went forward, and grew until he became very great:

New King James Version
The man began to prosper, and continued prospering until he became very prosperous;

New American Standard Bible
and the man became rich, and continued to grow richer until he became very wealthy;

NASB 1995
and the man became rich, and continued to grow richer until he became very wealthy;

NASB 1977
and the man became rich, and continued to grow richer until he became very wealthy;

Amplified Bible
And the man [Isaac] became great and gained more and more until he became very wealthy and extremely distinguished;

Christian Standard Bible
and the man became rich and kept getting richer until he was very wealthy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and the man became rich and kept getting richer until he was very wealthy.

American Standard Version
And the man waxed great, and grew more and more until he became very great.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the man became great and he kept on going until he was very great:

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the man was exalted, and advancing he increased, till he became very great.

Contemporary English Version
and Isaac was so successful that he became very rich.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the man was enriched, and he went on prospering and increasing, till he became exceeding great:

English Revised Version
And the man waxed great, and grew more and more until he became very great:

Good News Translation
He continued to prosper and became a very rich man.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He continued to be successful, becoming very rich.

International Standard Version
He became very wealthy and lived a life of wealth, becoming more and more wealthy.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the man waxed great, and grew more and more until he became very great.

Literal Standard Version
and the man is great, and goes on, going on and becoming great, until he has been very great,

NET Bible
The man became wealthy. His influence continued to grow until he became very prominent.

New Heart English Bible
The man became wealthy, and prospered more and more until he became very wealthy.

World English Bible
The man grew great, and grew more and more until he became very great.

Young's Literal Translation
and the man is great, and goeth on, going on and becoming great, till that he hath been very great,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Isaac's Prosperity
12Now Isaac sowed seed in the land, and that very year he reaped a hundredfold. And the LORD blessed him, 13and he became richer and richer, until he was exceedingly wealthy. 14He owned so many flocks and herds and servants that the Philistines envied him.…

Cross References
Genesis 30:43
Thus Jacob became exceedingly prosperous. He owned large flocks, maidservants and menservants, and camels and donkeys.

Proverbs 10:22
The blessing of the LORD enriches, and He adds no sorrow to it.


Treasury of Scripture

And the man waxed great, and went forward, and grew until he became very great:

And the man waxed great.

waxed great.

Genesis 24:35
And the LORD hath blessed my master greatly; and he is become great: and he hath given him flocks, and herds, and silver, and gold, and menservants, and maidservants, and camels, and asses.

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

went forward.









Verse 13. - And the man waxed great, - like his father before him (cf. Genesis 24:1, 35) - and went forward, - literally, went going, the verb followed by the infinitive expressing constant growth or progressive increase (cf. Genesis 8:3; Genesis 12:9; Judges 4:24) - and grew until he became very great - "as any other farmer would who reaped such harvests" ('Land and Book').

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
and [he]
הָאִ֑ישׁ (hā·’îš)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

became richer and richer,
וַיִּגְדַּ֖ל (way·yiḡ·dal)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1431: To grow up, become great

until
עַ֥ד (‘aḏ)
Preposition
Strong's 5704: As far as, even to, up to, until, while

he was exceedingly
מְאֹֽד׃ (mə·’ōḏ)
Adverb
Strong's 3966: Vehemence, vehemently, wholly, speedily

wealthy.
וְגָדֵ֔ל (wə·ḡā·ḏêl)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 1431: To grow up, become great


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