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{Genesis 21:25} And Abraham 85 reproved 3198 z8689 x853 Abimelech 40 because y182 of x5921 x182 a well 875 of water, 4325 which x834 Abimelech's 40 servants 5650 had violently taken away. 1497 z8804
reproved:
"For all the wells which his father's servants had digged in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines had stopped them, and filled them with earth. ... And he removed from thence, and digged another well; and for that they strove not: and he called the name of it Rehoboth; and he said, For now the LORD hath made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land." {Gen 26:15-22} + "And they said, We cannot, until all the flocks be gathered together, and [till] they roll the stone from the well's mouth; then we water the sheep." {Gen 29:8} + "Now when Pharaoh heard this thing, he sought to slay Moses. But Moses fled from the face of Pharaoh, and dwelt in the land of Midian: and he sat down by a well. ... And the shepherds came and drove them away: but Moses stood up and helped them, and watered their flock." {Exd 2:15-17} + "And she said unto him, Give me a blessing: for thou hast given me a south land; give me also springs of water. And Caleb gave her the upper springs and the nether springs." {Jdg 1:15} + "A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool." {Prv 17:10} + "Debate thy cause with thy neighbour [himself]; and discover not a secret to another:" {Prv 25:9} + "Open rebuke [is] better than secret love." {Prv 27:5} + "Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother." {Mtt 18:15}
because:
Wells of water were of great consequence in those hot countries, especially where the flocks were numerous; because water was scarce, and digging to find it was attended with the expense of much time and labour.
servants:
"And there was a strife between the herdmen of Abram's cattle and the herdmen of Lot's cattle: and the Canaanite and the Perizzite dwelled then in the land." {Gen 13:7} + "For all the wells which his father's servants had digged in the days of Abraham his father, the Philistines had stopped them, and filled them with earth. ... And he removed from thence, and digged another well; and for that they strove not: and he called the name of it Rehoboth; and he said, For now the LORD hath made room for us, and we shall be fruitful in the land." {Gen 26:15-22} + "Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters: and they came and drew [water], and filled the troughs to water their father's flock. ... And the shepherds came and drove them away: but Moses stood up and helped them, and watered their flock." {Exd 2:16-17}

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