New International Version
The man became rich, and his wealth continued to grow until he became very wealthy.
King James Bible
And the man waxed great, and went forward, and grew until he became very great:
Darby Bible Translation
And the man became great, and he became continually greater, until he was very great.
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,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The man waxed great - There is a strange and observable recurrence of the same term in the original: ויגדל האיש וילך הלוך וגדל עד כי גדל מאד vaiyigdal haish vaiyelech haloch vegadel ad ki gadal meod, And the man was Great; and he went, going on, and was Great, until that he was exceeding Great. How simple is this language, and yet how forcible!
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the man waxed great. Dr. Adam Clarke remarks, that there is a strange and observable occurrence of the same term in the original, which is literally, 'And the man was GREAT, and he went, going on, and was GREAT, until that he was exceeding GREAT.' How simple is this language, and yet how forcible!
went forward. Heb. went going.
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'Then Isaac sowed in that land, and received in the same year an hundredfold, and the Lord blessed him. And the man waxed great, and went forward, and grew until he became very great: For he had possession of flocks, and possession of herds, and great store of servants: and the Philistines envied him. For all the wells which his father's servants had digged in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines had stopped them, and filled them with earth. And Abimelech said unto Isaac, Go from us; for …
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In this way the man grew exceedingly prosperous and came to own large flocks, and female and male servants, and camels and donkeys.
The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, without painful toil for it.
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