Genesis 26:19
New International Version
Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and discovered a well of fresh water there.

New Living Translation
Isaac’s servants also dug in the Gerar Valley and discovered a well of fresh water.

English Standard Version
But when Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and found there a well of spring water,

Berean Study Bible
Then Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and found a well of fresh water there.

King James Bible
And Isaac's servants digged in the valley, and found there a well of springing water.

New King James Version
Also Isaac’s servants dug in the valley, and found a well of running water there.

New American Standard Bible
But when Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and found there a well of flowing water,

NASB 1995
But when Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and found there a well of flowing water,

NASB 1977
But when Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and found there a well of flowing water,

Amplified Bible
But when Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and found there a well of flowing [spring] water,

Christian Standard Bible
Then Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and found a well of spring water there.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then Isaac’s slaves dug in the valley and found a well of spring water there.

American Standard Version
And Isaac's servants digged in the valley, and found there a well of springing water.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the workers of Isaac dug in the valley and they found there a well of living waters.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the servants of Isaac dug in the valley of Gerara, and they found there a well of living water.

Contemporary English Version
While his servants were digging in the valley, they found a spring-fed well.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they digged in the torrent, and found living water.

English Revised Version
And Isaac's servants digged in the valley, and found there a well of springing water.

Good News Translation
Isaac's servants dug a well in the valley and found water.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Isaac's servants dug in the valley and found a spring-fed well.

International Standard Version
While Isaac's servants were digging in the valley, they discovered a well with flowing water.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Isaac's servants digged in the valley, and found there a well of living water.

Literal Standard Version
And Isaac’s servants dig in the valley, and find there a well of living water,

NET Bible
When Isaac's servants dug in the valley and discovered a well with fresh flowing water there,

New Heart English Bible
Isaac's servants dug in the valley, and found there a well of flowing water.

World English Bible
Isaac's servants dug in the valley, and found there a well of springing water.

Young's Literal Translation
And Isaac's servants dig in the valley, and find there a well of living water,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Isaac's Prosperity
18Isaac reopened the wells that had been dug in the days of his father Abraham, which the Philistines had stopped up after Abraham died. And he gave these wells the same names his father had given them. 19Then Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and found a well of fresh water there. 20But the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac’s herdsmen and said, “The water is ours!” So he named the well Esek, because they contended with him.…

Cross References
Genesis 26:18
Isaac reopened the wells that had been dug in the days of his father Abraham, which the Philistines had stopped up after Abraham died. And he gave these wells the same names his father had given them.

Genesis 26:20
But the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac's herdsmen and said, "The water is ours!" So he named the well Esek, because they contended with him.


Treasury of Scripture

And Isaac's servants dig in the valley, and found there a well of springing water.

springing water.

Song of Solomon 4:15
A fountain of gardens, a well of living waters, and streams from Lebanon.

John 4:10,11
Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water…

John 7:38
He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.









Verse 19. - And Isaac's servants digged in the valley, and found there a well of springing water. Literally, living water (cf. Leviticus 14:5, 6; Zechariah 14:8; Revelation 21:6).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then Isaac’s
יִצְחָ֖ק (yiṣ·ḥāq)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3327: Isaac -- 'he laughs', son of Abraham and Sarah

servants
עַבְדֵֽי־ (‘aḇ·ḏê-)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 5650: Slave, servant

dug
וַיַּחְפְּר֥וּ (way·yaḥ·pə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 2658: To pry into, to delve, to explore

in the valley
בַּנָּ֑חַל (ban·nā·ḥal)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5158: A stream, a winter torrent, a, valley, a shaft

and found
וַיִּ֨מְצְאוּ־ (way·yim·ṣə·’ū-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 4672: To come forth to, appear, exist, to attain, find, acquire, to occur, meet, be present

a well
בְּאֵ֖ר (bə·’êr)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 875: A pit, a well

of fresh water
מַ֥יִם (ma·yim)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 4325: Water, juice, urine, semen

there.
שָׁ֔ם (šām)
Adverb
Strong's 8033: There, then, thither


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