13 And the man waxed great, and went [1] forward, and grew until he became very great:

Other Translations of Genesis 26:13

New International Version

13 The man became rich, and his wealth continued to grow until he became very wealthy.

English Standard Version

13 and the man became rich, and gained more and more until he became very wealthy.

The Message

13 The man got richer and richer by the day until he was very wealthy.

New King James Version

13 The man began to prosper, and continued prospering until he became very prosperous;

New Living Translation

13 He became a very rich man, and his wealth continued to grow.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Genesis 26:13

Commentary on Genesis 26:12-17

(Read Genesis 26:12-17)

God blessed Isaac. Be it observed, for the encouragement of poor tenants who occupy other people's lands, and are honest and industrious, that God blessed him with a great increase. The Philistines envied Isaac. It is an instance of the vanity of the world; for the more men have of it, the more they are envied, and exposed to censure and injury. Also of the corruption of nature; for that is an ill principle indeed, which makes men grieve at the good of others. They made Isaac go out of their country. That wisdom which is from above, will teach us to give up our right, and to draw back from contentions. If we are wrongfully driven from one place, the Lord will make room for us in another.