New Living Translation
Meanwhile, Isaac, whose home was in the Negev, had returned from Beer-lahai-roi.
King James Bible
And Isaac came from the way of the well Lahairoi; for he dwelt in the south country.
Darby Bible Translation
And Isaac had just returned from Beer-lahai-roi; for he was dwelling in the south country.
World English Bible
Isaac came from the way of Beer Lahai Roi, for he lived in the land of the South.
Young's Literal Translation
And Isaac hath come in from the entrance of the Well of the Living One, my Beholder; and he is dwelling in the land of the south,
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CommentaryGenesis 24:62 Parallel Commentaries
The Old Testament opens very impressively. In measured and dignified language it introduces the story of Israel's origin and settlement upon the land of Canaan (Gen.--Josh.) by the story of creation, i.-ii. 4a, and thus suggests, at the very beginning, the far-reaching purpose and the world-wide significance of the people and religion of Israel. The narrative has not travelled far till it becomes apparent that its dominant interests are to be religious and moral; for, after a pictorial sketch of …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Then Abram continued traveling south by stages toward the Negev.
So that well was named Beer-lahai-roi (which means "well of the Living One who sees me"). It can still be found between Kadesh and Bered.
Abraham moved south to the Negev and lived for a while between Kadesh and Shur, and then he moved on to Gerar. While living there as a foreigner,
Then Rebekah and her servant girls mounted the camels and followed the man. So Abraham's servant took Rebekah and went on his way.
After Abraham's death, God blessed his son Isaac, who settled near Beer-lahai-roi in the Negev.
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