And Isaac departed there, and pitched his tent in the valley of Gerar, and dwelled there.…
The old Hebrew wells are flowing to-day. The monuments men build to their own pride and prowess — Pyramids, Bisen, Nimroud, Palaces, &c. — are triturated by the passing centuries; the forces of nature preserve, and in some instances enlarge, the wells. Mahomet when asked, "What monument shall I build to my friend?" replied, "Dig a well."
Parallel VersesKJV: And Isaac departed thence, and pitched his tent in the valley of Gerar, and dwelt there.