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Genesis 26:14-15

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26:14 He had 1  so many sheep 2  and cattle 3  and such a great household of servants that the Philistines became jealous 4  of him. 26:15 So the Philistines took dirt and filled up 5  all the wells that his father’s servants had dug back in the days of his father Abraham.

1 tn Heb “and there was to him.”

2 tn Heb “possessions of sheep.”

3 tn Heb “possessions of cattle.”

4 tn The Hebrew verb translated “became jealous” refers here to intense jealousy or envy that leads to hostile action (see v. 15).

5 tn Heb “and the Philistines stopped them up and filled them with dirt.”



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