1 tn Heb “he returned and dug,” meaning “he dug again” or “he reopened.”
2 tn Heb “that they dug.” Since the subject is indefinite, the verb is translated as passive.
3 tn Heb “and the Philistines had stopped them up.” This clause explains why Isaac had to reopen them.
4 tn Heb “and he”; the referent (Isaac) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
5 tn Heb “them”; the referent (the wells) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
6 tn Heb “called names to them according to the names that his father called them.”