32 After the treaty(A) had been made at Beersheba,(B) Abimelek and Phicol the commander of his forces(C) returned to the land of the Philistines.(D)

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34 And Abraham stayed in the land of the Philistines(A) for a long time.

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Isaac and Abimelek(A)

26 Now there was a famine in the land(B)—besides the previous famine in Abraham’s time—and Isaac went to Abimelek king of the Philistines(C) in Gerar.(D)

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When Isaac had been there a long time, Abimelek king of the Philistines(A) looked down from a window and saw Isaac caressing his wife Rebekah.

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“This is the land that remains: all the regions of the Philistines(A) and Geshurites,(B)

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the five(A) rulers of the Philistines,(B) all the Canaanites, the Sidonians, and the Hivites(C) living in the Lebanon mountains from Mount Baal Hermon(D) to Lebo Hamath.(E)

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31 Wail,(A) you gate!(B) Howl, you city!
    Melt away, all you Philistines!(C)
A cloud of smoke comes from the north,(D)
    and there is not a straggler in its ranks.(E)

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A Message About the Philistines

47 This is the word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah the prophet concerning the Philistines(A) before Pharaoh attacked Gaza:(B)

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For the day has come
    to destroy all the Philistines
and to remove all survivors
    who could help Tyre(A) and Sidon.(B)
The Lord is about to destroy the Philistines,(C)
    the remnant from the coasts of Caphtor.[a](D)

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 47:4 That is, Crete

“Are not you Israelites
    the same to me as the Cushites[a]?”(A)
declares the Lord.
“Did I not bring Israel up from Egypt,
    the Philistines(B) from Caphtor[b](C)
    and the Arameans from Kir?(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Amos 9:7 That is, people from the upper Nile region
  2. Amos 9:7 That is, Crete