New International Version
The LORD appeared to Isaac and said, "Do not go down to Egypt; live in the land where I tell you to live.
King James Bible
And the LORD appeared unto him, and said, Go not down into Egypt; dwell in the land which I shall tell thee of:
Darby Bible Translation
And Jehovah appeared to him and said, Go not down to Egypt: dwell in the land that I shall tell thee of.
World English Bible
Yahweh appeared to him, and said, "Don't go down into Egypt. Live in the land I will tell you about.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jehovah appeareth unto him, and saith, 'Go not down towards Egypt, tabernacle in the land concerning which I speak unto thee,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Go not down into Egypt - As Abraham had taken refuge in that country, it is probable that Isaac was preparing to go thither also; and God, foreseeing that he would there meet with trials, etc., which might prove fatal to his peace or to his piety, warns him not to fulfill his intention.
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The LORD had said to Abram, "Go from your country, your people and your father's household to the land I will show you.
The LORD appeared to Abram and said, "To your offspring I will give this land." So he built an altar there to the LORD, who had appeared to him.
When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to him and said, "I am God Almighty; walk before me faithfully and be blameless.
Then God said, "Yes, but your wife Sarah will bear you a son, and you will call him Isaac. I will establish my covenant with him as an everlasting covenant for his descendants after him.
The LORD appeared to Abraham near the great trees of Mamre while he was sitting at the entrance to his tent in the heat of the day.
That night the LORD appeared to him and said, "I am the God of your father Abraham. Do not be afraid, for I am with you; I will bless you and will increase the number of your descendants for the sake of my servant Abraham."
God heard their groaning and he remembered his covenant with Abraham, with Isaac and with Jacob.
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