Gen 26:5

26:5 because. See 22:18; notes on 17:2; 18:19.

my charge, my commandments, my statutes . . . laws. Abraham’s obedience is described in terms that recall Israel’s requirement to keep the law of Moses (cf. Deut. 11:1). Abraham is a type of Christ, who by His obedience fulfilled the righteous requirements of the law and secured its blessings for His seed (Matt. 5:17, 18).