1 ! God prouideth for Isaac in the famine.
1 a In the land of Canaan.
2 b Gods prouidence alwaies watcheth to direct the waies of his children.
3 ! He reneueth his promes.
5 c He commendeth Abrahams obedience because Izhak shulde be the more readie to followe the like: for as God made this promes of his free mercie, so doeth the confirmeation thereof procede of the same fountain.
7 d Whereby we se that feare and distrust is found in the moste faithful.
8 e Or, shewing some familiar signe of loue, whereby it might be knowen that she was his wife.
9 ! The king blameth him for denying his wife.
10 f In all ages men were persuaded that Gods vengeance shulde light vpon wedloke breakers.
12 / Or, an hundreth measures.
13 / Ebr. he went forthe going & increasing.
14 g The malicious enuie alwaies the graces of God in others.
14 ! The Philistines hate him for his riches
17 h The Ebrewe worde signifieth a flood, or vallei where water at any time runneth.
20 / Or, Contencion, strife.
22 / Or, largenes, romme.
24 i God assureth Izhak against all feare by rehersing the promes made to Abraham.
25 k To signifie that he wolde serve none other God, but the God of his father Abraham.
29 l The Ebrewes in swearing begin commonely with If, & vnderstand the rest: that is, that God shal punishe him that braketh the othe: here the wicked shewe that thei are afraid lest that come to them which thei wolde do to others.
31 ! He maketh alliance with Abimelech.
33 / Or, the well of the othe.
35 / Or, disobedient and rebellious.