Genesis 26 :20

Genesis 26 :20 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

And the herdsmen of Gerar did strive with Isaac's herdsmen, saying, The water is ours: and he called the name of the well Esek; because they strove with him.

King James Version (KJV)

And the herdsmen of Gerar did strive with Isaac's herdsmen, saying, The water is ours: and he called the name of the well Esek; because they strove with him.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And the herdsmen of Gerar strove with Isaac's herdsmen, saying, The water is ours. And he called the name of the well Esek, because they contended with him.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

But the herdmen of Gerar had a fight with Isaac's herdmen, for they said, The spring is ours: so he gave the spring the name of Esek, because there was a fight about it.

Webster's Revision

And the herdmen of Gerar contended with Isaac's herdmen, saying, The water is ours: and he called the name of the well Esek; because they strove with him.

World English Bible

The herdsmen of Gerar argued with Isaac's herdsmen, saying, "The water is ours." He called the name of the well Esek, because they contended with him.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And the herdmen of Gerar strove with Isaac's herdmen, saying, The water is ours: and he called the name of the well Esek; because they contended with him.

Definitions for Genesis 26 :20

Clarke's Commentary on Genesis 26 :20

Barnes' Commentary on Genesis 26 :20

Wesley's Commentary on Genesis 26 :20

26:20 Esek - That is, contention.
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