10 He also built fortified towers in the open country and dug many cisterns, because he had large herds of livestock in the western foothills and plains. Because he loved farming, he encouraged the people to plant vineyards in the hill country and to farm the fertile land.
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18 Then Isaac dug the water wells that had been dug in the days of his father Abraham. The Philistines had stopped them up after the death of Abraham. He gave them the same names his father had given them. 19 Isaac’s servants dug in the valley (wadi) (torrent-valley) and found a well of running water. 20 The herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with the herdsmen of Isaac. They said: »The water is ours!« So he named the well Esek, because they argued with him. 21 They dug another well. And they quarreled over that one too. So Isaac named it Sitnah (Accusation).
4 King Mesha of Moab raised sheep. Yearly he gave as tribute to the king of Israel one hundred thousand lambs and the wool from one hundred thousand sheep.
23 »‘You defy Jehovah and through your servants you say: ‘With my many chariots I ride up the high mountains, up the slopes of Lebanon. I cut down its tallest cedars and its finest cypresses. I travel to its most distant borders and its most fertile forests.
26 for the farm workers in the fields, Ezri, son of Chelub 27 for the vineyards, Shimei from Ramah for storing wine that came from the vineyards- Zabdi from Shepham 28 for the olive and fig trees in the foothills, Baal Hanan from Gedor for storing olive oil- Joash 29 for the herds grazing in Sharon, Shitrai from Sharon for the herds in the valleys- Shaphat, son of Adlai 30 for the camels, Obil, a descendant of Ishmael for the donkeys, Jehdeiah from Meronoth 31 for the flocks, Jaziz from Hagar
17 Soon the forest of Lebanon will become a fertile field thick with trees.